Colombia, September 2023
September 4-15, 2023
September 4-15, 2023
Day One We began our first full day at a privately-owned farm field that is left uncut until the higher-altitude grassland birds finish breeding. The stars of the show were the Bobolinks. read more >>
Great Backyard Bird Count Celebration at Elachee Nature Science Center! Join us for a day of birding with an adult birding hike, live birds of prey, bird activities, crafts, and games, giveaways, and more! We read more >>
Blessed with a rich and diverse river eco-system with its location nestled along the Rio Grande, Laredo, Texas is home to hundreds of species of both local and migratory birds and is considered part of read more >>
The 5th Annual Hawaii Island Festival of Birds takes flight October 15-19, 2020. HIFB’s 2020 theme, “Wanderers and Migrants—Celebrating Hawaii's Avian Voyagers,” will focus on the remarkable number of migratory and accidental avian visitors that arrive in read more >>
Why do you go to birding? Is it to “chase” a rarity? To find one on your own? Is it for exercise? For contemplation? Is it to spend time with friends? To get away from it all? For science? For conservation?
Celebrating its 30th year in 2020 as Alaska's oldest and original birding festival! The Copper River Delta Shorebird Festival is a celebration of migration in and around the fishing (and birding) town of Cordova, Alaska. read more >>
First Time Birder? Maybe you’ve done a little birding but could use some refreshers or new tips? Or maybe your an experienced Birder? Well the Wings of Winter Birding Festival is for you! We have read more >>
Before we proceed any further, let’s play a little game. Let’s pretend we don’t know where we are. We scan around for clues and we see: Rush hour traffic—check. Pedestrians—check. Palm trees—check. Tall buildings—check. So far, so good. We’re plausibly in any one of those five densely populated cities. Now take a look directly overhead:
The bird stood on the railing just beyond the high-rise hotel where I was staying. Moments earlier, a speedwalker had stopped for a moment to marvel with me at the beautiful beast. “We get a lot of those around here,” he informed me, sensing correctly that I wasn’t a local.