Digiscoping has helped me become a better birder, allowing me to see things I never noticed before. Nuances of behavior are much more noticeable through a scope. Even common birds, like this tree swallow, are more fun to watch through a scope. A sturdy tripod is essential to capturing sharp images when digiscoping.
About the Author
Katherine Koch has been the webmaster of Bird Watcher's Digest since 2004. She spent much of that time "digitally birding," getting to know the birds through posting content, and through that process, she got hooked! She recently moved from Ohio to Texas, where she is reveling in all the new birds she finds in San Antonio.