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What To Do When You Notice People Noticing Birds

The whole world seems to have started to notice birds, a phenomenon that has been widely reported in major newspapers, on network news, and at online information sites.

What To Do When You Notice People Noticing Birds2020-06-03T17:20:50-04:00

Celebrating birds (and birders!) during COVID-19

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?

Celebrating birds (and birders!) during COVID-192020-04-28T11:53:49-04:00

So You’re Noticing Birds All of a Sudden . . .

Here’s the deal: We’re all sheltering in place, we’re all staying at home, and we’re all, frankly, looking for ways to take our minds off the COVID-19 crisis, if even for a short while. And birding, it turns out, is a superb activity if you can’t get out of the neighborhood, if you can’t even get out of the house.

So You’re Noticing Birds All of a Sudden . . .2020-04-08T14:45:36-04:00

What To Do When They Close School

Hey, everyone! My name is Hannah Floyd, and I am a ninth-grader in Colorado. Like many of you reading this, I am on an extended break due to the coronavirus. What does one do in a situation like this? Go outside and explore, of course!

What To Do When They Close School2020-10-12T00:44:27-04:00

A New Big Day Record for Illinois

Now we faced another long haul … but this was into unknown territory for us. The drive to Meredosia was quiet. We were in the mid-170s, the day was running out and we couldn’t see a clear path to 188. Jeff was becoming irritated. It’s the unspoken part of doing a big day. We hear all about the awesome sightings, the strategy and so on … but the grunt-work: the driving (especially, and Jeff is an especially gifted driver), and staying on-your-game when you’ve been up and going at it for 18 hours—with another day’s-worth of work ahead of you—takes a toll.

A New Big Day Record for Illinois2021-09-16T13:43:24-04:00
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