young birders

What exactly is a field notebook? Part 5 of 5.

Recognizing that there are no such things as right and wrong, here are some thoughts for what you might include in your field journal (and field notebook!). But remember, it’s your field journal so you can do what you want.

What exactly is a field notebook? Part 5 of 5.2015-07-30T10:14:18-04:00

Velociraptors and Moving Rocks: Notes from Camp Colorado

My week at Camp Colorado started off a few hours behind schedule. After my brother and I boarded our plane, we learned that the plane had a broken seal, and would not be flying us to Denver. We switched planes and got about an hour and a half out, when an elderly woman’s medical emergency turned us back to Chicago. Finally, we landed in Colorado three hours late...

Velociraptors and Moving Rocks: Notes from Camp Colorado2014-09-21T07:01:59-04:00

Open Mic: Fruits of the Future

It was a winter morning, the cloudy skies blocked out the brilliance of the sun. A chilly wind ran through the treetops like a group of mad, fast-moving invisible Capuchin monkeys. The branches of a nearby tree were shaking uncontrollably and the delicate stems could not support the weight of its leaves and blooming flowers.

Open Mic: Fruits of the Future2014-06-13T11:56:08-04:00

Young Birder Blog Birding #27

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 >>

Young Birder Blog Birding #272014-04-02T09:06:02-04:00

Meet Featured Blogger Jacob Gorneau!

Jacob Gorneau is an avid 15-year-old naturalist with a passion for birds and insects. He is a Ranger at Project Noah, where he is known as Jakubko or “J.” At Project Noah, he has suggested read more >>

Meet Featured Blogger Jacob Gorneau!2013-09-19T10:32:05-04:00

Meet Student Blog Editor Matty Hack!

Hi everybody, I’m Matty Hack, and I am a fifteen-year-old young birder hailing from Ann Arbor, Michigan. I got interested in birds when I was nine years old and my brother and I watched three read more >>

Meet Student Blog Editor Matty Hack!2013-09-14T11:54:35-04:00

Meet Student Blog Editor Rae Holcomb!

Rae Holcomb, age 16, is a self-described social birder. She believes that the spirit of birdwatching is derived not only from birds but also from our fellow birders. She enjoys nothing better than a day read more >>

Meet Student Blog Editor Rae Holcomb!2013-09-13T11:51:27-04:00

Meet Student Blog Editor Lucas Bobay!

My name is Lucas Bobay, and I am excited to be joining The Eyrie’s wonderful team. I am a 17-year old birder from Holly Springs, North Carolina, a town outside Raleigh.  North Carolina is a read more >>

Meet Student Blog Editor Lucas Bobay!2013-09-12T11:48:46-04:00