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  • Blog Birding #313
    Last week bird researcher and field guide author Chandler Robbins passed away just shy of his 99th birthday. At the US Fish and Wildlife Service Blog, the organization that employed him for decades, offers a remembrance. “Chandler Robbins was the ‘dean’ of the bird conservation world, one might say,”   >>  read more
    By Nate Swick
  • Rare Bird Alert: March 24, 2017
    If you haven’t been paying attention to Cornell’s exceptional Birdcast site in preparation of the coming spring migration, let me just be the first to suggest you do so. Birdcast takes data from eBird and combines it with meteorological predictions to essentially create migration forecasts, telling you where adn when   >>  read more
    By Nate Swick
  • American Birding Podcast: Nathan Pieplow and The Field Guide to Bird Sounds
    The next episode of the American Birding Podcast is live! Nathan Pieplow’s new field guide is a departure from the traditional book of bird images. It depicts images of bird sounds as spectrograms, showcasing the diversity of vocalizations in North America. Nathan joins me to talk about his book, the   >>  read more
    By Nate Swick