The fact that the delicate but beautiful monarch butterflies migrate is a marvel of nature. From North America to Mexico, their migration is a marvel considering their small and delicate nature. Their populations are declining but there are ways you can help.
Bird watching equipment is a must for even the backyard observer. A field guide, binoculars and camera with stand can suffice for the back yard, bird feeder enthusiast. If you are an extreme birdwatcher, then your bird watching equipment needs will be a bit more complex.