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 [...]
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So far Aidan Place has created 11 blog entries.
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 [...]
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.
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.
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.
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, [...]
Is field recording the next frontier of bird documentation? Young birder Aidan Place considers the question.
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 [...]
Join and support the ABA-Leica Subadult Wheatears Young Birder team as they take on the 2018 Champions of the Flyway!
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 [...]