Birding Online: May 2021

June 22nd, 2021|

Welcome to the May 2021 issue of Birding! In Birding Online, ABA members can explore extended online content, including contributions from talented young birders, a glimpse into the work of fabric artist Lisa Hess, and an interview with the Phoebes, a women's birding group.

Rare Bird Alert: July 23, 2021

July 23rd, 2021|

An Oriental Turtle-Dove in British Columbia this week is only the 6th record for North America away from Alaska, and Mississippi and Michigan enjoy 1st records.

No. 4: Birds and Mishap!

July 27th, 2021|

I learned about Snake Bight after reading about it, like so many dangerous things, on the internet: it was a recommended spot for the mangrove cuckoo. Snake Bight can have spectacular views of hundreds and sometimes thousands of wading birds and shorebirds feeding on the mudflats.

Owls, Eats, and Art

July 29th, 2021|

Mountaineer Books, a Seattle-based book publisher specializing in outdoor and conservation titles, has recently produced a slew of exciting bird books, including Paul Bannick's Snowy Owl and Great Gray Owl, Kim Long's What Birds Eat, and Molly Hashimoto's Birds of the West.

The 2021 AOS Supplement is out!

By |June 25th, 2021|

Every summer, birders anxiously await publication of the “Check-list Supplement” by the American Ornithological Society’s Committee on Classification and Nomenclature of North and Middle American Birds (a.k.a. the NACC). The supplement (available linked to here eventually) details revisions to the NACC’s Check-list. Here's a rundown of the more significant revisions.

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