• Photobugs and Birds

    12 days ago - By Ornithology

    I've noted before the occasional conflicts between birdwatchers and photographers and I've received stories from readers regarding experiences with rude picture-takers. There's the one about the professional photographer who aggressively pursued a rare Kirtland's Warbler in front of a group of birdwatchers. He chased to bird out of its hiding place in a bush and followed it until it flew off. Then he came back and showed off the photos he got to the birdwatchers who would rather have seen the bird in person.
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