Birdwatchingnow.com is a great site to learn all about birdwatching. They blogged a great article about birdwatching as a family hobby. From birdwatchingnow.com: Bird watching is growing in popularity as a hobby that gets people outdoors and increases appreciation of nature, as well as being a great stress reliever. This blog will help you to be equiped with all you need to enjoy this great recreational pastime. Also, here is an article explaining the ten steps to identify a bird from the Duncraft.com Wild Bird Blog.