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The Sole of Birding: Footwear

From flip-flops to mountaineering boots, what you have on your feet will make, or break, your birding day.

The Sole of Birding: Footwear2019-10-03T22:31:03-04:00

Better Birding with Merlin ID

Merlin’s goal is to demystify identification, enabling anyone to identify the birds around them.

Better Birding with Merlin ID2019-10-03T22:19:08-04:00

Primer: Clothing & Layering

This article is about layering, or clothing oneself in such a way as to stay comfortable and safe throughout the varied and often temperamental climates in which we love (or dread) to bird.

Primer: Clothing & Layering2019-10-03T22:04:34-04:00

Analyzing Nocturnal Flight Calls

The fascinating nocturnal world of migrants is out there just waiting for you to experience and record. What will your first recording be?

Analyzing Nocturnal Flight Calls2019-10-03T22:01:50-04:00

Smartphone Audio Recording

Making and sharing audio recordings is a piece of cake. It’s as easy, literally, as pressing a button on your smartphone.

Smartphone Audio Recording2019-10-03T22:02:21-04:00

Beaumont, Texas

Beaumont, Texas, perhaps more than any-where else in the ABA Area, is a fascinating confluence of birds from the north, south, east, and west.

Beaumont, Texas2019-10-04T13:22:15-04:00


Philadelphia is one of the best cities in the country for urban birding; the geo-logical features and prevailing winds that create nearby legendary migration spots spill over into the city.


September 2019 Photo Quiz

Oh, lovely. Part of a small shorebird. Many of us know that various features of the wing and tail can be quite useful in identifying shorebirds, particularly using the two together

September 2019 Photo Quiz2019-10-23T16:37:54-04:00