Wings Over Willapa is a birding and nature festival held in the Long Beach, WA area the last weekend of every September. A celebration of the natural wonders at Willapa National Wildlife Refuge, it features read more >>
See the 2016 North American Ornithological Congress through the eyes of a young birder.
Ten Thousand Birds: Ornithology Since Darwin, by Tim Birkhead, Jo Wimpenny, and Bob Montgomerie Princeton University Press, 2014 544 pages, $45.00 hardcover ABA Sales / Buteo Books How did today's birds come to be? How read more >>
With a youthful, bouncy song, the Bobolink, Dolichonyx oryzivorus, never fails to bring a smile to the observer. Ferdinand Schuyler Mathews poetically described the song of the Bobolink in the Field Book of Wild Birds read more >>
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.
After seeing the Horned Guans, we returned to camp. It was hot and humid, but it is always like that in the cloud forest. Meanwhile, various Black-throated Jays were making noise and flying about high in the trees. There was some Common Bush Tanager activity, and moving around with them we also found a small Rufous-browned Wren.
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 >>
By Alexandria Simpson Who knew that a small gray bit of fluff, barely identifiable as a bird by the tiny black beak, could be important? One in a Haitian cave on March 3, 2011 certainly was! This gray fluff ball was the first Black-capped Petrel chick ever photographed.
By Katie Boord The Whooping Crane (Grus americana) has long fascinated people, especially bird enthusiasts. I never knew much about them until last year, when I wrote a paper about them for school. While I read more >>
By Alexandria Simpson Although 2012 has begun, we still have a few months left with the 2011 ABA Bird of the Year: the American Kestrel. One of the few things I enjoy about winter is read more >>