• It’s split and lump season again, and that means that we turn to our friend Nick Block, professor of Biology at Stonehill College in Easton, Massachusetts. He’s the person we talk to when it comes to predicting the decisions of the American Ornithological Society’s North America Classification Committee.

  • On the afternoon of my last day in Iowa, my companions kidnapped me and took me to the Neal Smith National Wildlife Refuge east of Des Moines a little bit. We drove through cornfields to get there. When we got there, there were cornfields on one side of the road. On the other side of the road were...

  • November 2-6, 2023

    Join artist Liz Clayton Fuller and North American Birds and Birding editor Michael Retter for a tour to Texas’ Rio Grande Valley, celebrating our 2023 Bird of the Year—Belted Kingfisher—along with all the extraordinary bird life which makes the RGV such a desirable destination.