After months of dedicated work from young people across North America, our esteemed panel of judges has evaluated and tabulated the results of the 2019 ABA Young Birder of the Year Contest. We are [...]
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At the mic: Matt Smith is a writer, geographer, and web developer who has been chasing birds (real and imaginary) for most of his life. He has published two children’s books and runs a blog, [...]
What are you doing this summer? In 2019 the ABA has not one, not two, but THREE amazing programs (and four camp sessions) for young birders ages 13-19. Space is still available for all [...]
At the mic: Claire Wayner is a 17-year-old young birder from Baltimore, Maryland, who started birding in 2012. Since then, she has grown to love urban birding and often incorporates her passion for birds into [...]
At Camp Chiricahua in 2012, I had the time of my life. There were many great experiences, friends, and of course, birds. One particular day stands out to me among the rest; it was the day that will forever remain in my memory – the day we saw a Montezuma Quail.
The 2012 Mid-Atlantic Young Birder Conference held last fall in Hockessin, Delaware, was a ton of fun for everyone involved, ABA staff and young birders alike. We were joined by 140 young birders, along with a [...]
After just having spent a week at the 21st Battalion of Rolling Plains Bobwhite Brigade, my third year there, I still find these lyrics from wha
Starting to make plans for the summer? The hard part will be deciding what to do! Colorado, Delaware, Arizona, Maine, New York, Texas, Washington, Ontario...wherever you want to go, there's a young birder camp for you!
Last year at this time, I decided to apply for the Doug Tarry Young Ornithologists’ Workshop at the Long Point Bird Observatory on Lake Erie in Ontario.
Greetings, young birders! It’s February, and although the weather may still be wintry, the birds are starting to awake from the winter doldrums and get ready for spring. In northern Wisconsin, where I am currently snowed in, the chickadees have been fee-beeing and the goldfinches started singing today!