Bird of the Year

2020 Bird of the Year: Cedar Waxwing

Famously gregarious, Cedar Waxwings are all about community. They share berries, they congregate at fruiting trees, they even occasionally over-imbibe. Birders, too, are frequently a social bunch.

2020 Bird of the Year: Cedar Waxwing2020-01-17T12:24:27-05:00

ABA Bird of the Year 2018: Iiwi

Iiwi (Drepanis coccinea) Introduction by Nate Swick, ABA Blog editor Adult (left) and juvenile Iiwi, as depicted by our 2018 Bird of the Year artist H. Douglas Pratt With Hawaii’s inclusion in read more >>

ABA Bird of the Year 2018: Iiwi2020-01-17T12:28:12-05:00

2017 Bird of the Year: Ruddy Turnstone

Ruddy Turnstone (Arenaria interpres) Introduction by Nate Swick, ABA Blog editor Ruddy Turnstones, as depicted by our 2017 Bird of the Year artist Sophie Webb. Travel to a beach just about anywhere read more >>

2017 Bird of the Year: Ruddy Turnstone2018-12-27T14:24:05-05:00