Best Birding Apps 2019 – BirdWatchingBuzz

Best Birding Apps 2019 – BirdWatchingBuzz

One of the things I like to keep up to date with is other bird-related websites and blogs.

On the USA BirdWatchingBuzz website, there is a really comprehensive review of Apps for birding in the USA where they seem to be miles ahead https://birdwatchingbuzz.com/birding-apps/

Mya-Rose Craig AKA Birdgirl with her Leica Bins

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As I do a lot of world birding, sometimes it’s hard to know what the best Apps are that are available and good to use abroad.

I really liked the review for Larkwire, which helps you learn bird calls, as it can be overwhelming learning lots of bird song and calls in a new country. The review gives all the information you need about this and 4 other Apps.

Mya-Rose Craig AKA Birdgirl with Author Jonathan Franzen

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Hi, I’m Dr. Mya-Rose Craig. I am a 19-year-old prominent British-Bangladeshi ornithologist, environmentalist, diversity activist as well as an author, speaker and broadcaster. At age 11 I started the popular blog Birdgirl, and at age 17 I became the youngest person to see half of the birds in the world.

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American Birding Association – My Guest Blog

American Birding Association – My Guest Blog

On 10 November 2015, The American Birding Association published a guest blog by me about my summer trip to Uganda, Rwanda and Kenya

Open Mic: On Being the Youngest to 4000 Species

I wrote about seeing Shoebill, Green-breasted Pitta and Red-throated Tit, my 4000th bird in the world.

Shoebill, Mabamba Wetland, Uganda
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Green-breasted Pitta, Uganda
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Zebra, Nairobi NP, Kenya
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Young Birder Birdgirl Mya-Rose Craig taking a photo of a Red-throated Tit, Kenya
Photograph taken by and copyright Helena Craig

Red-throated Tit, Swaro Plains, Kenya
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Black Rhino, Kenya
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As well as this, I wrote about seeing Mountain Gorillas in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest, the highlight of my trip.

Mountain Gorilla, Uganda
Photograph taken by and copyright Young Birder Birdgirl Mya-Rose Craig

Mountain Gorilla and Birdgirl Mya-Rose Craig, Uganda
Photograph taken by and copyright Helena Craig

A few days later, American birding legend, Debi Love Shearwater, got in contact with me and invited me to join her Facebook page, World Girl Birders, after someone had put a link to my blog post on the page. I couldn’t join as I don’t have my own Facebook account, but it was fantastic to hear from her.

Also on the Audubon Magazine website, there is an article about me, which I am very proud of:

https://www.audubon.org/news/the-little-twitcher-who-could

About The Author

Hi, I’m Dr. Mya-Rose Craig. I am a 19-year-old prominent British-Bangladeshi ornithologist, environmentalist, diversity activist as well as an author, speaker and broadcaster. At age 11 I started the popular blog Birdgirl, and at age 17 I became the youngest person to see half of the birds in the world.

Buy My Book

Lyrical, poignant and insightful.’ - Margaret Atwood

This is my story; a journey defined by my love for these extraordinary creatures. Because large or small, brown, patterned or jewelled, there is something about birds that makes us, even for just moments at a time, lift our eyes away from our lives and up to the skies.

Lyrical, poignant and insightful.’ - Margaret Atwood

This is my story; a journey defined by my love for these extraordinary creatures. Because large or small, brown, patterned or jewelled, there is something about birds that makes us, even for just moments at a time, lift our eyes away from our lives and up to the skies.

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Interview by Prairie Birder, Charlotte Wasylik

Interview by Prairie Birder, Charlotte Wasylik

Just before I went away to East Africa for the summer, I gave an interview to Prairie Birder, Charlotte Wasylik. She is a fantastic role model, as a young female blogger and birder. She has an unbelievable number of followers, which gives me a little bit of hope.

http://prairiebirder.com/2015/08/01/interview-with-mya-rose-craig/

Young Birder Birdgirl Mya-Rose Craig bring interviewed
Photograph taken by and copyright Helena Craig

Young Birder Birdgirl Mya-Rose Craig bring interviewed
Photograph taken by and copyright Helena Craig

I really enjoyed talking to Charlotte, as another young female birder and one doing well. It was the first time that I felt able to talk about how some birders have treated me. Last week the Wall Street Journal interviewed me about how I had been treated by some birders, but I didn’t feel ready to talk about it openly.

Charlotte lives on the Prairies in Alberta, Canada and has a really well organised blog with loads of varied posts. She has been blogging since 2010 and has done loads of courses/internships for young birders. There seems to be a lot going on over the other side of the Atlantic.

It would be good to meet one day and maybe I can visit her on her farm in Alberta.

http://prairiebirder.com/about/

Prairie Birder, Charlotte Wasylik
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About The Author

Hi, I’m Dr. Mya-Rose Craig. I am a 19-year-old prominent British-Bangladeshi ornithologist, environmentalist, diversity activist as well as an author, speaker and broadcaster. At age 11 I started the popular blog Birdgirl, and at age 17 I became the youngest person to see half of the birds in the world.

Buy My Book

Lyrical, poignant and insightful.’ - Margaret Atwood

This is my story; a journey defined by my love for these extraordinary creatures. Because large or small, brown, patterned or jewelled, there is something about birds that makes us, even for just moments at a time, lift our eyes away from our lives and up to the skies.

Lyrical, poignant and insightful.’ - Margaret Atwood

This is my story; a journey defined by my love for these extraordinary creatures. Because large or small, brown, patterned or jewelled, there is something about birds that makes us, even for just moments at a time, lift our eyes away from our lives and up to the skies.

Find Out More

To find out more about working with me or to buy my book, please use the links below.

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