Birding Online: March 2023

March 14th, 2023|

Welcome to the March 2023 issue of Birding! Inside, Marky Mutchler tells us about the heterochromatic Ring-billed Gull on the cover, Judith Mirembe shares her work as a woman birder, tour guide, and conservationist in Uganda, Diana Doyle teaches us about Merlin Bird ID app, and more.

Rare Bird Alert: March 18, 2023

March 17th, 2023|

Continuing birds in the ABA Area include the small flock of Brown Jays (ABA Code 4) in south Texas, the Bahama Mockingbird (4) and La Sagra's Flycatcher (4) in Florida, and both a Red-flanked Bluetail (4) and a Little Stint (4) in California. Ross's Gull is always an exciting find in the Lower 48 or the read more >>

No. 24: Birds and Directions

May 17th, 2022|

Birders are pretty good at giving directions. Except when we’re not. But mostly we are! Just think of all the times we give exacting, ultraprecise instructions on which branch the Cerulean Warbler is singing from. Or which rock next to 100 other rocks is actually not a rock and is...

An Overview of Early Fall 2022 Southern Rockies Irruptions and a Primer on Bird Irruptions

February 2nd, 2023|

Some folks lament the transition into cold weather seasons, as days grow shorter and nights dip toward frigid temperatures, but for many birders, fall and winter provide an opportunity to observe a fascinating and sometimes unpredictable phenomenon: dispersal and migration following the breeding season.

From Board Game to Beautiful Book

March 16th, 2023|

You’ll be celebrating more than birds when you pick up a copy of Celebrating Birds: An Interactive Field Guide Featuring Art from Wingspan, by Natalia Rojas and Ana María Martínez. This illustrated, introductory guide to North American birds is the outcome of two innovative women-led projects within two distinct industries...

2022 Mid-Year ABA Checklist Update

By |August 9th, 2022|

The 2022 mid-year update of the ABA Checklist has been posted. It adds 5 new species:
Bat Falcon, Red-Masked Parakeet, Lilac-crowned Parrot, Rufous-tailed Rock-Thrush, Chihuahuan Meadowlark.

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