Today the American Birding Association is thrilled to announce the results of the 2020 Young Birder of the Year program. The ABA Young Birder of the Year exists to encourage, mentor, and develop the talents of our teenage birders.
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“Travel is fatal to prejudice, bigotry, and narrow-mindedness, and many of our people need it sorely on these accounts. Broad, wholesome, charitable views of men and things cannot be acquired by read more >>
Ugh. Birds flying away fairly high in the sky. Yes, those features often make bird ID difficult. However, in many such situations with many species, there still are enough clues to get to the correct ID. This is one such situation.
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 read more >>
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, read more >>
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 read more >>
Now in its eighth year, Camp Avocet is based in the Cape Henlopen State Park in historic Lewes, Delaware, only minutes away from two major National Wildlife Refuges and a read more >>
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 read more >>