The recreational way of observing birds is known as bird watching. The watching of birds can be done through plain eyes or through the help of some devices. Long distant bird watching can be enhanced through the use of binoculars. Bird’s sound listening is one way of bird watching. Viewing through the public webcams is another way of bird viewing. Birds have different appearances and they produce different sounds and the process of watching is what as the recreational bird watching. Other goals of bird watching apart from the recreational purpose is for scientific purposes.
Bird watching is done in areas with high bird populations at particular times of the year. Climatic conditions mainly affect the activity of bird watching since birds always shift to areas with better environmental factors such as food and shelter. Rainforests and lakes are the main environments with a high number of birds of different species. Bird watching is often affected by the yearly seasons like summer and winter since birds always shift to warmer parts of the country side. The natural habitats are the best homes for birds since they like silent environments. However, some friendly birds and tamable birds like pigeons can be found in populated sites.
There are areas in the world with high population of birds and they are the best destinations for tourists and birds. Areas with good breeding areas like the national parks are appropriate for bird watching.
There are ethics related to the bird watching activity and the parties related to bird watching should follow them. Bird watching should be done with care to avoid any negative implications. Scientists who carry out bird watching activities for scientific projects should follow their research guidelines.
There are important benefits resulting from the recreational purposes of bird watching. Bird watching enable a better appreciation of the environment and especially the natural environment which is major destination for bird watching and is a home to many species of birds. Bird watching shows the need for conservation of the environment in order to keep the existence of the many species of birds in the environment.
The economic benefits resulting from bird watching influences people to conserve the environment. There are a lot of befits to the bird watchers. Bird watching is a healthy environment since it involves exercising through waking and watching.
The stealthy ninjas ensures there are less disturbances and watching is peaceful. When the birds are resting, feeding or nesting they should not be disturbed through the bird watching activity. Predatory species and pathogens should not be introduced into these areas.