• 2017 AOS Classification Committee Proposals, Part 2
    Here is the second batch of taxonomic proposals, submitted in the last year to the American Ornithological Society’s North and Middle American Classification Committee. Part 1 is here. Proposals accepted by the AOC Committee are incorporated into the ABA’s Checklist. We suggest the usual caveat, that it’s important to note   >>  read more
    By Nate Swick
  • Blog Birding #308
    The question of baiting owls seems to be a perennial one in the north. Christian Hagenlocher of The Birding Project has a complete roundup of the issue and potential solutions. Many people have good intentions putting mice out for owls, thinking that they are starving, but that is seldom   >>  read more
    By Nate Swick