field observation

What exactly is a field notebook? Part 3 of 5.

It’s all very well showing some of my notes from recent years (Part 2), when I’m an experienced birder, but what did my notes look like when I was a teenager? It’s pretty clear, however, that I wouldn’t have come close to winning any Young Birder of the Year field notebook competition!

What exactly is a field notebook? Part 3 of 5.2015-07-28T08:44:25-04:00

What exactly is a field notebook? Part 2 of 5.

A field notebook is, well, what it says: a notebook you carry in the field (in my case, 24/7 in my pocket, with 2 pens), where you can write down birds as you see them. It’s the raw data of your field journal.

What exactly is a field notebook? Part 2 of 5.2015-07-27T08:31:50-04:00