Aidan Place

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Meet Featured Blogger Aidan Place!

Hello readership of The Eyrie! I am Aidan Place and I am one of the new Featured Bloggers that will now be writing for this blog. My love of birds dates back a very long [...]

Meet Featured Blogger Aidan Place!2013-09-18T11:56:57-04:00

Young Birder Blog Birding #20

Compiled by Aidan Place August is a hot month. As such, it is the time of year that makes you want to sit inside all day and blast air conditioning in your face. Or at [...]

Young Birder Blog Birding #202013-08-29T11:43:19-04:00

The Warbler Guide App Review

The Warbler Guide, published last year, was an incredible work of writing on the identification of North American wood-warblers. One of its stand-out features was how well integrated it was with online and digital content. Consequently, I was not terribly surprised when it was announced that they were going to be developing an app.

The Warbler Guide App Review2015-06-10T20:46:59-04:00

Young Birder Blog Birding #34

October is one of my favorite months for birding. While, at least where I am, most Neotropical migrants have already passed through by the end of September, October brings some really great birds into the area.

Young Birder Blog Birding #342014-11-03T09:34:59-04:00

Nine Tips for Leading Bird Walks

Recently, I have noticed an interesting phenomenon. More and more young birders have been leading bird walks. This is awesome and really helps enrich the young birder community, as well as the birding community as a whole.

Nine Tips for Leading Bird Walks2014-11-18T14:39:40-04:00

2015 ABA Bird of the Year: Green Heron

It is that time of year for one more time. The time when the year list resets to zero, Big Years start and end, and the ABA announces its new bird of the year. This year, [...]

2015 ABA Bird of the Year: Green Heron2018-12-27T14:06:38-04:00

Field Recording

Is field recording the next frontier of bird documentation? Young birder Aidan Place considers the question.

Field Recording2015-08-20T09:16:32-04:00

The Warbler Guide Comes to Android: A Review

Many people would say we are currently in the golden age of bird books. As we learn more and more about birds, and that information becomes more and more accessible, a huge number of bird [...]

The Warbler Guide Comes to Android: A Review2019-02-20T11:47:35-04:00

The Warbler Guide: a review

A review by Aidan Place The Warbler Guide, by Tom Stephenson and Scott Whittle Princeton University Press, 2013 560 pages, $29.95—Paper Flexibound Warblers: those amazing, awe inspiring, tiny, and sometimes confusing birds that we all [...]

The Warbler Guide: a review2013-11-21T15:12:05-04:00