For many birders, February is a month of waiting. After February, the snow will melt and the first Killdeers and American Woodcocks will usher in a parade of exciting spring migrants.
As the year winds down, many of us are enjoying or preparing for Christmas Bird Counts!
November has truly been "Novembird" for much of the ABA area, with a smattering of great birds spread across the region. The grip of winter is finally beginning to take its hold. Lucky for us, read more >>
Wow. September brings migrating birds, exciting cold front fallouts, and exceedingly productive birding blogs. The results from the summer are in, flooding the pages with posts about fun summer camps, projects, and birding excursions, followed closely by fall, with new birds and weekend trips.
Though breeding songbirds have essentially fallen silent, August can be a very enjoyable month for birding—and it can be enjoyed in very different ways.
July is often a difficult month for birders, but the month has come to an end. For many birds, breeding season is long gone and preparation for fall migration have begun.
Let’s jump into June! Now that the hub bub of migration has died down, many birders are sitting back and relaxing back into their normal birding routines.
The end of May also brings the end of migration to much of North America. The birds are arriving on their breeding grounds, and many young birders (myself included) are finally catching up on their read more >>
It's April! Evidently everybody's shaking off the cold, getting out birding, and enjoying migrants. Personally, a different dialect of the Bewick's Wren song and plenty of Mourning and White-winged Doves have fascinated me since mid-March.
This cold winter seems to be finally releasing its iron grasp on much of the northern US and Canada, and is giving way to thoughts of warmer weather and the arrival of the first spring read more >>