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    Help Stop Destruction of Key Birding Habitat at Assateague

    Anyone who has birded the Assateague Island National Seashore knows that it is a fantastic place to bird year round. One of the great spots to bird is the Bayside Point area which is phenomenal during migration.

    During spring and fall, tens of thousands of migrants are utilizing the woodland area between the parking area [read more…]

      Blog Birding #148

      Highlights from the week’s bird blogging on migration forecasts, packing gear, Ring-billed Gull variation, airport birding, and forays into new areas. [read more…]

        The evolution of county listing

        Inveterate county lister Drew Weber attempts to explain the rise of this phenomenon from sea to shining sea. [read more…]

          Future tech

          Drew Weber takes a look at the incredible pace of technology for, and appropriated by, birders. What tech-birding advancements are you looking forward to? [read more…]

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          • Young Birder Blog Birding #36 December 30, 2014 6:50
            As the year winds down, many of us are enjoying or preparing for Christmas Bird Counts! […]
          • Open Mic: Birds of the Black Forest Fire December 23, 2014 7:01
            When I took on the challenge of the 2014 Young Birder of the Year Contest, I was fully aware that it would be the hardest thing I had ever done. I planned to devote myself to the study of birds for nearly six months spending hours each day compiling a field notebook, studying nest boxes, […]
          • 2014 Iowa/Illinois Young Birder Weekend December 15, 2014 9:37
            By Carl Bendorf On June 14-15, 2014, Iowa Young Birders and Illinois Young Birders hosted a joint field trip weekend along the Mississippi River.  Twenty four young birders from Iowa, Illinois, and Wisconsin had a great time exploring a variety of habitats. One of the highlights was spending time with special guest, Rachael Butek, 2010 ABA Young […]

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