If I were rich, I'd buy myself some good optics to watch birds. Like a spotting scope. And then I'd hook my camera to the scope and take bird pictures like the pros. They call it digiscoping.
In the meantime, I'm trying to take photos through one side of my binoculars. Here's the photo without the binoculars:
Here's the same photo through the binocular lens:
Of course, trees stand stiller than birds, and trying to make this technique work with a real bird is quite a bit harder! If you look hard, you'll see a chipping sparrow.