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How Many Birders are There, Really?

1 month ago   |   By 10,000 Birds

I have previously written about the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service's estimates regarding the number of birders in the United States. The most recent report was issued in December 2019 and it stated that there were 45 million “birders,” of which 39 million were “around-the-home birders” and 16 million were more active “away-from-home” birders who traveled at least a mile to see birds. Thus, the report concluded that 18% of all Americans are “birders.”
Who qualifies as a birder? According to the report:
To be counted as a birder, an individual must have either taken a trip one mile or more...
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