About the Author: Ioana Seritan

Birding Online: May 2021

By |June 22nd, 2021|Birding Magazine|

Welcome to the May 2021 issue of Birding! In Birding Online, ABA members can explore extended online content, including contributions from talented young birders, a glimpse into the work of fabric artist Lisa Hess, and an interview with the Phoebes, a women's birding group.

Birding Online: March 2021

By |April 3rd, 2021|Birding Magazine|

IOANA SERITAN Associate Editor, Birding magazine Welcome to Birding Online! Here, all ABA members can access the extended online content from the March 2021 issue of Birding magazine. The complete issue, containing both print and online content, can be found here: aba.org/birding-magazine-march-2021 First and foremost, the ABA would like to thank the many donors who supported our work in 2020. As we have said many a time, the pandemic greatly reduced our revenue from advertisements and events. Our donors helped us ride that financial wave and continue producing the resources that you know and love: Birding, North American Birds, the American read more >>

2021 ABA Young Birders of the Year

By |February 19th, 2021|ABA-YBMP, YB-Featured|

The American Birding Association is thrilled to announce the results of the 2021 Young Birder of the Year program. The ABA Young Birder of the Year mentoring program exists to encourage and develop the talents of birders between the ages of 10-18. Begun in 1998, it has an incredible track record of influencing up and coming leaders of the birding community

Birding Online: January 2021

By |January 11th, 2021|Birding Magazine|

IOANA SERITAN Associate Editor, Birding magazine Welcome to Birding Online! Here, all ABA members can access the extended online content from the January 2021 issue of Birding magazine. The complete issue, containing both print and online content, can be found here: https://www.aba.org/birding-magazine-january-2021/ Happy new year! I hope all of you stay safe & healthy this year, and see some fun birds too. At the first stroke of midnight in the ABA Area (as in, midnight in Saint-Pierre-et-Miquelon), the ABA announced our 2021 Bird of the Year: the Pileated Woodpecker. Our cover features artist Juan Travieso's vision of the bird. Juan read more >>

Birding Online: August 2020

By |August 27th, 2020|Birding Magazine|

IOANA SERITAN Associate Editor, Birding magazine Welcome to Birding Online! Here, all ABA members can access the extended online content from the August 2020 issue of Birding magazine. The complete issue, containing both print and online content, can be found at: aba.org/birding-magazine-august-2020/ Summer is ending, fall migration is beginning, and COVID is still very much a part of our lives. This has been a difficult year. Even when our days are stressful and uncertain, birds and birding bring joy and excitement into our daily lives. We at the ABA want that joy to be accessible to all - which is read more >>

Birding Online: June 2020

By |June 28th, 2020|Birding Magazine|

IOANA SERITAN Associate Editor, Birding magazine Welcome to Birding Online! Here, all ABA members can access the extended online content from the June 2020 issue of Birding magazine. The complete issue, containing both print and online content, can be found at: https://www.aba.org/birding-magazine-june-2020/ When the pandemic and shelter-in-place started, interest in birding skyrocketed nationwide. We at the ABA are delighted to see that so many people have joined us in birding. We welcome all of our new friends in the birding community! However, the truth is that not everyone has the same ability to watch birds. Without a doubt, you know read more >>

Celebrating birds (and birders!) during COVID-19

By |April 28th, 2020|Current|

This spring is a historic one. For us birders and nature-lovers, sheltering in place during spring migration is a tough pill to swallow. You might have had a calendar chock full of group tours, road trips, or bird club meetings. For your own safety and the safety of others, you’re staying home… but now what?

Birding Online: April 2020

By |April 11th, 2020|Birding Magazine|

IOANA SERITAN Associate Editor, Birding magazine Welcome to Birding Online! Here, all ABA members can access the extended online content from the April 2020 issue of Birding magazine. The complete issue, containing both print and online content, can be found at: https://www.aba.org/birding-magazine-april-2020/ This issue may look shorter than normal. It contains all the wonderful content that you're used to - but with less ads. Typically, the ABA gets a good chunk of our revenue from running ads in the publications that you love. Due to COVID-19, some of our trusted advertisers have had to reduce how many ads they are running read more >>

Birding Online: February 2020

By |March 10th, 2020|Birding Magazine|

This month, the cover shines with color, energy, and light. Tony Fitzpatrick designed this cover to celebrate the 2020 Bird of the Year: the Cedar Waxwing. The February issue is full of content that dives into the magic of waxwings.

Birding Online: October 2019

By |November 5th, 2019|Birding Magazine|

IOANA SERITAN Associate Editor, Birding magazine Welcome to Birding Online! Here, all ABA members can access the extended online content from the October 2019 issue of Birding magazine. The complete issue, containing both print and online content, can be found at: aba.org/birding-magazine-october-2019 October's cover features.... a bird. But what kind of bird? This cover is also our Featured Photo for October. The title in the bottom left cover gives a nudge - "Identification of Juvenile Swallows." Bear River Migratory Bird Refuge, Box Elder County, Utah. June 2019. Photo by © Mia McPherson. Take a gander at the photograph, captured read more >>

Birding Online: August 2019

By |August 30th, 2019|Birding Magazine|

IOANA SERITAN Associate Editor, Birding magazine Welcome to Birding Online! Here, all ABA members can access the extended online content from the August 2019 issue of Birding magazine. The complete issue, containing both print and online content, can be found at: https://www.aba.org/birding-aug-2019/ This issue contains the working draft of the ABA Code of Birding Ethics, 2.0. You'll find the Code of Ethics on page 13. This new version of the code is familiar in many ways, but updated to reflect our constantly evolving world of birding. We want to hear your thoughts on this draft. You can submit comments at aba.org/aba-code-of-ethics-input/. All read more >>

Birding Online: June 2019

By |June 24th, 2019|Birding Magazine|

IOANA SERITAN Associate Editor, Birding magazine Welcome to Birding Online! Here, all ABA members can access the extended online content from the June 2019 issue of Birding magazine. The complete issue, containing both print and online content, can be found at: https://www.aba.org/birding-magazine-june-2019 The June 2019 cover features two birders, Suleka Deevi and Jessica Melfi (plus daughter Francesca), in the field. We all love a breathtaking bird photo on the cover - but isn't it also nice to spend some time thinking about the people we meet along the way? Suleka Deevi and Jessica Melfi, with daughter Francesca, in West Virginia. read more >>

Birding Online: April 2019

By |April 21st, 2019|Birding Magazine|

IOANA SERITAN Associate Editor, Birding magazine Welcome to Birding Online! Here, all ABA members can access the extended online content from the April 2019 issue of Birding magazine. The complete issue, containing both print and online content, can be found at: aba.org/birding-magazine-april-2019 I hope you've been enjoying the April issue. Much like the February issue, you may notice a few new bits and bobs. The first one that I'll draw your attention to is a collaborative forum with words from Birding team members Ted Floyd, Frank Izaguirre, Nick Minor, myself, Nate Swick, and Greg Neise. We share our thoughts on the read more >>

Birding Online: February 2019

By |February 26th, 2019|Birding Magazine|

IOANA SERITAN Associate Editor, Birding magazine Welcome to Birding Online! Here, all ABA members can access the extended online content from the February 2019 issue of Birding magazine. The complete issue, containing both print and online content, can be found at: aba.org/birding-magazine-february-2019 This year, the ABA celebrates its 50th anniversary. Thank you for being with us on this journey, whether you have been a member since Day 1, or a new friend who joined yesterday. Our 50th birthday is the perfect time to celebrate the years that have passed, and anticipate the years to come. ABA President Jeff Gordon shares his read more >>

Birding Online: December 2018

By |December 10th, 2018|Birding Magazine|

IOANA SERITAN Associate Editor, Birding magazine Welcome to Birding Online! Here, all ABA members can access the extended online content from the December 2018 issue of Birding magazine. The complete issue, containing both print and online content, can be found at: aba.org/birding-magazine-december-2018 This issue is a special one! Next year marks the ABA's 50th anniversary. Thank you for being with us along the way! Every one of you makes our community stronger and more beautiful. We'll be celebrating this anniversary with you all year. The celebration starts here. One of the first things you'll notice about your print copy is the read more >>

Birding Online: August 2018

By |November 1st, 2018|Birding Magazine|

IOANA SERITAN Associate Editor, Birding magazine Welcome to Birding Online! Here, all ABA members can access the extended online content from the August 2018 issue of Birding magazine. The complete issue, containing both print and online content, can be found at: aba.org/birding-magazine-august-2018 Apologies for this incredibly delayed Birding Online digest for the August issue. Would you believe that we were so excited about the October issue that we just plumb forgot to get this online? Regardless of the reason, sorry for the delay. We're excited to share all of the online content with you now. The August cover is graced by read more >>

Birding Online: October 2018

By |October 17th, 2018|Birding Magazine|

IOANA SERITAN Associate Editor, Birding magazine Welcome to Birding Online! Here, all ABA members can access the extended online content from the October 2018 issue of Birding magazine. The complete issue, containing both print and online content, can be found at: aba.org/birding-magazine-october-2018 Eric Baker's photography graces our cover this time around. This issue has an entirely accidental undercurrent of articles, interviews, and photography surrounding the Pacific Ocean. On page 34, Wieteke Holthuijzen and Eric Baker share their experiences learning about, protecting, and living among albatrosses on Midway Atoll. Nick Minor, co-editor of News and Notes, takes us onshore with his coverage read more >>

Birding Online: June 2018

By |June 26th, 2018|Birding Magazine|

IOANA SERITAN Associate Editor, Birding magazine Welcome to Birding Online! From this page, all ABA members can access the extended online content from the June 2018 issue of Birding magazine. The complete issue, containing both print and online content, can be found at: aba.org/birding-magazine-june-2018 This issue is completely unique. For the very first time, Birding has not one cover, but three. Which one did you receive? You may have opened your mailbox to find an American Kestrel, Bald Eagle, or Barn Owl looking back at you. All three covers feature gorgeous raptor images from Jerry Liguori. Inside the magazine, you'll find more from Jerry Liguori. read more >>

Birding Online: June 2017

By |June 1st, 2017|Birding Magazine|

IOANA SERITAN Associate Editor, Birding magazine Before we get into our regular Birding Online content, please consider joining the ABA in nurturing our young birder community through Young Birder camps, online resources, and the Young Birder of the Year program by contributing to the Nesting Season Appeal for Summer 2017! Welcome to Birding Online! Here, all ABA members can access the extended online content from the June 2017 issue of Birding magazine. The complete issue, containing both print and online content, can be found at: aba.org/birding-magazine-june-2017 The June 2017 cover features a beautiful photo of a Laysan Duck from Megan Dalton. The cover is an excellent teaser read more >>

Go to Top