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ABA Flight Calls #116


In one of the ABA’s most ambitious undertakings ever, the association has partnered with New York–based publisher Scott & Nix, Inc., to produce a series of field identification guides to the birds of the U.S. states. The initiative is briskly … Continue reading

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ABA book reviews


If you’ve enjoyed my thoughts on field guides this week, then you might enjoy even more what others are saying about your next favorite book.  Check out the ABA’s book reviews.

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ABA Flight Calls – Betty Peterson Award for Conservation and Community


March 28, 2014 ABA Heading back to Alaska in 2014 After a successful two-week run on vagrant-rich St. Paul Island, Alaska, this past fall, the ABA is excited to offer that experience again in 2014. The Pribilof Islands are located … Continue reading

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ABA Flight Calls #94


Enjoy Birding Online and In Print What do the following birds have in common?—Clapper Rail, Vaux’s Swift, Island Scrub-Jay, Gray Falcon, Warbling x Red-eyed Vireo hybrid, Boreal Chickadee, Citrine Wagtail, Abert’s Towhee, Red-flanked Bluetail, and Elegant Tern. Answer: They and … Continue reading

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Waterthrush Podcast #16: Rufous-necked Wood-Rail


Episode 16 recaps the discovery of a Neotropical bird venturing into North America for the first time, relays the story of a massive wildlife trafficking ring on the Internet, and inspires us to value birds for the intrinsic worth, rather … Continue reading

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ABA Flight Calls #81: the 2013 Young Birders of the Year


2013 ABA Young Birders of the Year Announced!            ABA’s 2013 Young Birders of the Year!: Ioana Seritan, 14-18 age group, and Eric Hughes, 10-13 age group. Over the last several months, a host of inspirational young birders have been … Continue reading

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Peeps, stints, and the “gape notch” contingency


No, that’s not the title of an episode of The Big Bang Theory, that’s an allusion to a promising anatomical feature of feathering around the bill that might be a great way to distinguish Old World from New World small … Continue reading

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