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  • Blog Birding #345
    At 10,000 Birds, Jason Crotty returns making the case to include US territories in the ABA Area. Puerto Rico is a U.S. territory in the West Indies where it is the easternmost and smallest of the Greater Antilles.  Puerto Rico became a territory in 1898 and a commonwealth in 1952.   >>  read more
    By Nate Swick
  • Rare Bird Alert: November 17, 2017
    Continuing birds include the return of Tamaulipas Crow (ABA Code 3), still being seen reliably at the Brownsville Dump in Texas, the long-staying Blue-footed Booby in California that researchers on the Farallones have been keeping tabs on, a Thick-billed Vireo (4) in Florida, and a handful of Pink-footed Geese (4)   >>  read more
    By Nate Swick
  • American Birding Podcast: Birding Without Borders with Noah Strycker
    Before 2015, a 365 day round the world Big Year had never been attempted. The playing field was intimidating, the perceived cost was daunting, and the logistics were demanding. But in 2015 Noah Strycker tossed all that aside, tackling an ambitious year of birding that took him to all   >>  read more
    By Nate Swick