About Nate Swick

The American Birding Podcast brings together staff and friends of the American Birding Association as we talk about birds, birding, travel and conservation in North America and beyond. Join host Nate Swick every other Thursday for news and happenings, recent rarities, guests from around the birding world, and features of interest to every birder.

Rare Bird Alert: April 9, 2021

Because of continuing COVID-19 cases in many states and provinces, the purpose of this report is to keep homebound birders caught up rare bird sightings across the ABA Area. The ABA read more >>

Rare Bird Alert: April 9, 20212021-04-08T17:03:29-04:00

A World on the Wing with Scott Weidensaul

Migratory birds undertake some of the most extraordinary and exhausting undertaking of any living things on the planet, an endurance test made all the more difficult by climate change, habitat loss, read more >>

A World on the Wing with Scott Weidensaul2021-04-07T16:02:49-04:00

Rare Bird Alert: April 2, 2021

Because of continuing COVID-19 cases in many states and provinces, the purpose of this report is to keep homebound birders caught up rare bird sightings across the ABA Area. The ABA read more >>

Rare Bird Alert: April 2, 20212021-04-02T19:29:43-04:00

Rare Bird Alert: March 26, 2021

Because of continuing COVID-19 cases in many states and provinces, the purpose of this report is to keep homebound birders caught up rare bird sightings across the ABA Area. The ABA read more >>

Rare Bird Alert: March 26, 20212021-03-26T12:00:28-04:00

This Month in Birding: March 2021

This Month in Birding, featuring a panel of Nicole Jackson, Mikko Jimenez, and Ryan Mandelbaum, recap the bird news of March 2021, including old gulls, the anthropause, and Lights Out Philly.

This Month in Birding: March 20212021-03-24T16:35:27-04:00

Rare Bird Alert: March 19, 2021

A young Inca Tern on the big island of Hawai'i would represent not only a 1st for the state, but for the ABA Area.

Rare Bird Alert: March 19, 20212021-03-18T21:52:15-04:00

ID Nation: Early Spring Challenges

Spring is here and birders across North America, including new pandemic birders for whom this might be their very first spring migration as a birder, are looking forward to birds return. read more >>

ID Nation: Early Spring Challenges2021-03-24T13:27:33-04:00

Rare Bird Alert: March 12, 2021

Because of continuing COVID-19 cases in many states and provinces, the purpose of this report is to keep homebound birders caught up rare bird sightings across the ABA Area. The ABA read more >>

Rare Bird Alert: March 12, 20212021-03-12T10:11:22-05:00

Birding, annotated, with Ted Floyd

Birding editor Ted Floyd and host Nate Swick try something a little different this time around. They went birding, each in their respective neighborhoods, and come back together to talk about it. read more >>

Birding, annotated, with Ted Floyd2021-03-17T14:49:10-04:00
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