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WHIDBEY BIRDING | Wisdom: Still soaring after 60 years - South Whidbey Record

WHIDBEY BIRDING | Wisdom: Still soaring after 60 years  - South Whidbey Record | Nature Things | Scoop.it
Just as she has for over 60 years, she returned. Right on schedule!
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Man is birding entire world for Big Year record; count now over 5,300

Man is birding entire world for Big Year record; count now over 5,300 | Nature Things | Scoop.it
Noah Stryker so far has seen more than half of all species
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Hikers, birders flock to Ramsey Canyon

Hikers, birders flock to Ramsey Canyon | Nature Things | Scoop.it
Lots of people have heard of this southern Arizona canyon but just a few get around to visiting.
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Winter Wings birding festival Feb. 11-14

Winter Wings birding festival Feb. 11-14 | Nature Things | Scoop.it
Registration for workshops and field trips for the 37th annual Winter Wings Festival is now open.
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Kankakee River a birding trail?

Kankakee River a birding trail? | Nature Things | Scoop.it
You may have associated the words "cheep-cheep" with birds since your childhood, but there's nothing particularly cheap about the American avian devotion.
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Everyone’s got leftovers this time of year. Even birders

Everyone’s got leftovers this time of year. Even birders | Nature Things | Scoop.it
“I’m getting rid of my Thanksgiving leftovers. These are all of my leftover observations that didn’t fit into columns this year. Take what you want and pass the gravy.”
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Chase away winter blues with Birding Ecuador

Chase away winter blues with Birding Ecuador | Nature Things | Scoop.it
On Tuesday, Dec. 8, at 7 p.m. the Last Chance Audubon Society presents Birding Ecuador at the Montana WILD Education Center, 2668 Broadwater Ave.
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Birding in the Blind on Saturday at wildlife refuge

Birding in the Blind on Saturday at wildlife refuge | Nature Things | Scoop.it
What better way to watch birds on a crisp fall morning than from a protected, well-stocked blind in the woods? And what if you have an experienced birder along to help with identification? You can get a good look at both year-round and fall/winter re
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For the birds: Christmas Bird Count is critical for Wisconsin species | Wisconsin | Wisconsin Gazette - Smart, independent and revealing. News, opinion and entertainment coverage

For the birds: Christmas Bird Count is critical for Wisconsin species | Wisconsin | Wisconsin Gazette - Smart, independent and revealing. News, opinion and entertainment coverage | Nature Things | Scoop.it
They don their holiday apparel and accessorize — fleece jackets, knit caps, hiking boots, scopes and binoculars. Thousands of citizen scientists, most of them avid birders, flock together in December and early January to celebrate a holiday pastime: the Christmas Bird Count.
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Pelagic Birding Trip brings Sightings of Razorbills and Dovekies

Pelagic Birding Trip brings Sightings of Razorbills and Dovekies | Nature Things | Scoop.it
With increasing numbers of birders everywhere, it almost seems as if the birds can hardly escape detection. Birders, armed with fantastic optics in the
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The Burning Man of Birding: Inside Iceland's Puffin Festival

The Burning Man of Birding: Inside Iceland's Puffin Festival | Nature Things | Scoop.it
For decades Icelanders have celebrated the Atlantic Puffin even while they've served it up on plates. But some traditions can't last forever.
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Birding a global phenomenon at festival

Birding a global phenomenon at festival | Nature Things | Scoop.it
Of the many attractions the Festival of the Cranes offers visitors yearly, one of the main draws is the extensive number of bird species that habit the area.
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Birding: November's a fine time for waterbird watching - The Portland Press Herald / Maine Sunday Telegram

Birding: November's a fine time for waterbird watching - The Portland Press Herald / Maine Sunday Telegram | Nature Things | Scoop.it
While some species have already migrated south, there are still many birds in Maine.
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Go birding in Oregon State Parks this December

Go birding in Oregon State Parks this December | Nature Things | Scoop.it
Read Go birding in Oregon State Parks this December from Coast Weekend
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Wetland near Concord Mills offers awesome birding

Wetland near Concord Mills offers awesome birding | Nature Things | Scoop.it
I joined some members of Mecklenburg Audubon last Saturday as they did some birding in the Concord Mills area of Cabarrus County. The main goal was to check area wetlands and ponds for arriving waterfowl.
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Birding: To keep songbirds in fine feather, put up a winter feeder - The Portland Press Herald / Maine Sunday Telegram

Birding: To keep songbirds in fine feather, put up a winter feeder - The Portland Press Herald / Maine Sunday Telegram | Nature Things | Scoop.it
Feeders benefit birds during the cold weather.
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New book "Better Birding" lives up to its title

New book "Better Birding" lives up to its title | Nature Things | Scoop.it
How do you "just know" the identification of that bird?
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Beginning birder program at Edinburg Scenic Wetlands and World Birding Center

Beginning birder program at Edinburg Scenic Wetlands and World Birding Center | Nature Things | Scoop.it
The Edinburg Scenic Wetlands and World Birding Center wants to help you enter the wonderful world of birdwatching with a new program entitled “Beginning Birder.”  This program will teach you how to distinguish different bird species common to the area by teaching basic identification skills as well as how to read and understand a field guide.
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Believe it or not, birding can be rewarding for Alaska kids

Believe it or not, birding can be rewarding for Alaska kids | Nature Things | Scoop.it
The Alaska Zoo has partnered with Audubon Alaska, the Alaska Department of Fish and Game, and U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to sponsor a Christmas Bird Count for Kids at the zoo this Sunday. 
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Birding on the Salmon

Birding on the Salmon | Nature Things | Scoop.it
The Audubon Society of Lincoln City will be heading to the Cascade Head Scenic Research Area on Saturday, Nov. 14, for a birding and photography field trip along the Salmon River.Heading the trip will be Jack Doyle, who has been photographing the research area’s birds for a number of years, a
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For the Birds: Gallinule unexpected sighting at Bristol birding hot spot

For the Birds: Gallinule unexpected sighting at Bristol birding hot spot | Nature Things | Scoop.it
Ducks and other waterfowl are beginning to arrive in the region. Those enjoying a walk on the trails at Bristol, Tennessee’s Osceola Island Recreation Area during the mild weather in the first week of November might have spied a rather unusual bird among some of the ducks.
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Piedmont Birding: I add state bird No. 412 to my list!

Piedmont Birding: I add state bird No. 412 to my list! | Nature Things | Scoop.it
For the second time in two months I made a chase for an ultra-rare bird. On Nov. 4 I was off at 4:45 a.m. for Swannanoa to look for a sage thrasher that had been found on the campus of Warren Wilson College.
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