It turned out that I didn’t know what kinds of noises Northern Saw-whet Owls made in fall and early winter! Now I do, and it’s changed everything.
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by Alec Hopping Every year as summer wanes, birders across North America eagerly turn to the Winter Finch Forecast, with the hopes that it might be an irruption year, read more >>
One of the questions the RSEC receives most frequently is about which populations of introduced species may be counted in the ABA Area. Version 2020 of the ABA Recording Rules and Interpretations has read more >>
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When we arrived at midnight, we found a macabre scene. Several hundred Violet-green Swallows were strewn across the bank of the Rio Grande. Dozens of birds had stuffed themselves into the few natural cavities, and many more were dead amongst the vegetation.
A distant bird on a treetop can be difficult to identify. Distance takes away most, if not all, of the features that we generally use to ID individual birds, leaving us with only gross patterns of dark and light, particularly on this quiz bird.
Weather, and its effects on birds, has long been a key point of focus for many birders. There is perhaps one weather-related birding event, however, that piques birders’ interests more than any other...