• Rare Bird Alert: February 24, 2017
    It was another relatively slow February week in the ABA Area, despite the fact that the west coast and the upper Midwest have seen some dramatic weather. Much higher than average temperatures across the continent likely got more people outside, but sadly that did not result in more rare birds.   >>  read more
    By Nate Swick
  • American Birding Podcast: Lang Elliot on Natural Soundscapes
    The next episode of the American Birding Podcast is out! I’m joined by master bird recordist Lang Elliot as he talks about his new project, a sound-recording expedition to the western US.  Lang hopes to record in a wide variety of locations and habitats, and he’s documenting his journey   >>  read more
    By Nate Swick
  • Missing your BOY Stickers? Let us Know!
    The February issue of Birding magazine, featuring the Ruddy Turnstone painting by Sophie Webb on the cover, should be in the hands and mailboxes of most, if not all, ABA members by now. We have heard some reports that the Bird of the Year stickers didn’t make it into a   >>  read more
    By Nate Swick