• Bird Watching for the Disabled

    1 month ago - By Ornithology

    Being temporarily dependent on a wheelchair for going any distance and committed to leading a bird walk , I wondered how I would handle the situation. I have always said that one of the nice characteristics of birdwatching is that it is accessible to almost anyone no matter their physical condition. So this trip gave me a chance to personally experience looking for birds while my mobility was restricted. I took a group of 15 people on a walk on a paved trail, avoiding the gravelly paths I usually take. Considering the group consisted mostly of inexperienced birdwatchers and my wife was...
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