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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…]

Birders know well that the healthiest, most dynamic choruses contain many different voices. The birding community encompasses a wide variety of interests, talents, and convictions. All are welcome.
If you like birding, we want to hear from you.
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  • What exactly is a field notebook? Part 2 of 5. July 27, 2015 3:31
    A field notebook is, well, what it says: a notebook you carry in the field (in my case, 24/7 in my pocket, with 2 pens), where you can write down birds as you see them. It’s the raw data of your field journal. […]
  • What exactly is a field notebook? (Part 1 of 5) July 26, 2015 2:35
    Young birders are sponges that absorb all sorts of information, ask questions, and never seem to tire out – although they can certainly exhaust the adults who work with them! I’ve been involved with YB events for 15 years now, and in 2013 I was a judge for the field notebook module of the ABA […]
  • The Warbler Guide App Review June 11, 2015 3:46
    The Warbler Guide, published last year, was an incredible work of writing on the identification of North American wood-warblers. One of its stand-out features was how well integrated it was with online and digital content. Consequently, I was not terribly surprised when it was announced that they were going to be developing an app. […]

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