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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: August 14, 2020

Swallow-tailed Kites continue to make a major push into the northeast and Great Lakes, but the discovery of a Brown Booby on the Current River of Missouri, a state 1st, takes the cake as the bird of the week.

Rare Bird Alert: August 14, 20202020-08-18T16:06:33-04:00

Secrets of Slow Birding with Bridget Butler

Vermont naturalist Bridget Butler has been pushing for birders to better appreciate their immediate surroundings with her “Slow Birding” initiative. She joins host Nate Swick to talk about how birding can create a connection to yourself and the place where you live. 

Secrets of Slow Birding with Bridget Butler2020-08-12T14:53:56-04:00

Rare Bird Alert: August 7, 2020

August means vagrant kites and wandering waders, but an Alabama state 1st South Polar Skua is a fantastic highlight of a weather-full week in the ABA Area.

Rare Bird Alert: August 7, 20202020-08-07T12:25:42-04:00

Rare Bird Alert: July 31, 2020

Because of COVID-19 related Stay-at-Home orders in many states and provinces, the purpose of this report is to keep homebound birders caught up rare bird sightings across the ABA Area during read more >>

Rare Bird Alert: July 31, 20202020-07-31T13:47:20-04:00

Rare Bird Alert: July 24, 2020

Because of COVID-19 related Stay-at-Home orders in many states and provinces, the purpose of this report is to keep homebound birders caught up rare bird sightings across the ABA Area during read more >>

Rare Bird Alert: July 24, 20202020-07-23T21:51:09-04:00

Rare Bird Alert: July 17, 2020

Because of COVID-19 related Stay-at-Home orders in many states and provinces, the purpose of this report is to keep homebound birders caught up rare bird sightings across the ABA Area during read more >>

Rare Bird Alert: July 17, 20202020-07-16T14:59:11-04:00
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