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Introducing the 2016 ABA Bird of the Year!

We’re excited, at last, to share this year’s ABA Bird of the Year and artist.

Thanks to artist David A. Sibley for creating this year’s cover art!

For more information on this new Bird of the Year, please see the BOY homepage. ABA Bird of the Year theme song thanks to The Hangabouts (featuring ABA staffer John Lowry).

Welcome to the year of the Chestnut-collared Longspur!

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Nate Swick

Nate Swick

Editor, Social Media Manager at American Birding Association
Nate Swick is the editor of the American Birding Association Blog, social media manager for the ABA, and the host of the American Birding Podcast. He lives in Greensboro, North Carolina, with his wife, Danielle, and two young children. He is the author of Birding for the Curious and The ABA Field Guide to Birds of the Carolinas.
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  • Avosetta

    Great bird, great art, great music. Is there a longer version of that song?

  • DEBirder

    This will be the first time in three years that I don’t see the BOY (unless by some miracle one shows up in Delaware).

  • mwaters

    Will there be a t-shirt this year?

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