To birds, Hawaii is a troubled paradise. The islands used to teem with exotic and endemic species, but since the arrival of humans these native birds have been decimated. At low elevations, the combination of habitat degradation, invasive species, and malaria has eliminated practically all of the native birds.
By Alberto Lobato(translated by Jennie Duberstein) The El Triunfo Biosphere Reserve, located in the south of the Mexican state of Chiapas and decreed in 1990, encompasses an area of approximately 119,117 hectares (about 294,345 acres). read more >>
Camp Colorado is in full swing this week in Estes Park, Colorado. Twenty campers from around the country are enjoying the beautiful birds and habitats of the Colorado Rockies and Grasslands. We are having a read more >>
By Alberto Lobato (translated by Jennie Duberstein) In Mexico there is a species of bird in the Troglodytidae family that has adapted to live in the holes in the limestone rock formations found in the read more >>
Day One Alcids! Seabirds! PUFFINS! Words like this strike wonder into the minds of inland birders–even those like me, who have ready access to the Great Lakes. Naturally, I was ecstatic when I learned that read more >>
In June, I was invited to speak at this year's ABA Mid-Atlantic Young Birder Conference (MAYBC) at the Ashland Nature Center in Hockessin, Delaware.
5:00 am. My wake-up alarm song blared electric guitar into the chill predawn. It was time.
VENT’s Camp Chiricahua, sponsored by the ABA, took place in early August in southeastern Arizona. Thirteen campers from across the U.S. and as far away as Panama arrived in Tucson on Tuesday, August 6 to read more >>
This year’s Ohio Young Birders Conference will be held at the Toledo Zoo on Saturday, November 2, 2013. Learn more by visiting the Ohio Young Birders Club website. -eds. by Aspen Ellis It’s not often that read more >>
Young birder Tommy Quarles shares his memories of 2017 Camp Avocet!