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North American Birds V71 No 1

Your Content Goes Here MICHAEL L. P. RETTER Editor, North American Birds It is with great excitement that I write this as the new editor of North American Birds. I also write read more >>

North American Birds V71 No 12020-05-20T10:35:57-04:00

May 2020 Photo Quiz

This quiz bird has a plethora of useful field marks, so the fact that we are looking at the south end of a north-bound bird should be alleviated somewhat.

May 2020 Photo Quiz2020-05-18T12:10:27-04:00

April 2020 Photo Quiz

I find that many birders don’t really learn most of the plumage features of really distinctive species, such as American Avocet, Belted Kingfisher, and Northern Cardinal. Each of these species has quite a few features that can enable identification...

April 2020 Photo Quiz2020-04-20T18:38:19-04:00

Keep your eyes on the sky and your butt close to home!

American Birding Association Guidelines on Birding and Social Distancing The basic principles of “quarantine” birding are already well covered in the ABA Code of Birding Ethics:

Keep your eyes on the sky and your butt close to home!2020-04-14T18:58:52-04:00

March 2020 Photo Quiz

Large rocks by a water body with apparent wave action play a part in this photo quiz. The shortish, orange legs and long, white wing stripe are also important.

March 2020 Photo Quiz2020-03-16T19:10:08-04:00

ABA Area Big Year Rules

An ABA Area Big Year shall start at 12:00 AM on 1 January of that year and end at 11:59 PM, 31 December of that year, based on the local time of the read more >>

ABA Area Big Year Rules2020-03-15T00:17:13-04:00

ABA Big Day Count Rules

A Big Day Count is a single-team effort in which the primary objectives are (1) to identify as many bird species as possible during a single calendar day and (2) to strive to have all team members read more >>

ABA Big Day Count Rules2020-03-15T00:18:37-04:00

ABA Area Big Year Rules

An ABA Area Big Year shall start at 12:00 AM on 1 January of that year and end at 11:59 PM, 31 December of that year, based on the local time of the read more >>

ABA Area Big Year Rules2020-03-16T10:30:48-04:00