American Birding Podcast



ABA Events Update!

It’s go time! We want to go birding… and we want to go with you.

Check out these cool ABA birding events. And stay tuned….

Things are looking rosy for an ABA event in Albuquerque, New Mexico in February of 2013, so keep an eye on the events page:


Brown-headed Nuthatches at [read more…]

THE TOP 10: Books Every Birder Should Have

Perhaps the only items we birders love as much as our binoculars are bird books. Happily, there is no shortage of titles. What follows is a suggested list of books that any birder would benefit from owning. Some titles and authors will be familiar, but others may have flown beneath the radar. Some are easy [read more…]

THE TOP 10: Best Colloquial Bird Names

10. Chukoloskee Chicken

White Ibis at Kiptopeke State Park, VA; May. (Photo by G. Armistead)

Also known as the Spanish Curlew, the White Ibis with its striking white plumage, pink legs, and pink sickle-bill has earned it a couple of colorful names.


9. 40 Quarts of Soup

Known in parts of its [read more…]