Birding

Scientists Want to Start Forecasting When Certain Species Are Migrating Your Way

Scientists Want to Start Forecasting When Certain Species Are Migrating Your Way

— Weather maps are essential for researchers shadowing birds on the move. Pairing radar with eBird data will take migration tracking to the next level.
How to Feed Your Kid's Urge to Bird

How to Feed Your Kid's Urge to Bird

— Children are curious, imaginative, and resourceful. By nurturing those traits, you can turn them into young birders, too.
Easy Ways to Get Kids Birding

Easy Ways to Get Kids Birding

— Some tips and games from Audubon experts.
The Life of a Teenage Birder

The Life of a Teenage Birder

— A busy high schooler shares how he got hooked on birds at an early age and what they mean to him.
Six Apps to Better Your Next Birding Adventure

Six Apps to Better Your Next Birding Adventure

— By now you should have a field guide (or four) on your phone, so mix up your experience with some new options.
When It Comes to Birding, Nude Beaches Are as Good as Any

When It Comes to Birding, Nude Beaches Are as Good as Any

— Ever birded among the buff? You may not have a choice if a good species shows up.
Why You Need to Try Paddle Birding

Why You Need to Try Paddle Birding

— When in a canoe or kayak, you can observe and experience birds in a new way—and bank some memorable adventures while you're at it.
Birdist Rule #4: Avoid Making These Boneheaded Birding Mistakes

Birdist Rule #4: Avoid Making These Boneheaded Birding Mistakes

— As experienced by yours truly.
Shorebirds 101: What to Look for When You Hit the Water

Shorebirds 101: What to Look for When You Hit the Water

— The diversity of shorebirds is stunning, but it can also be overwhelming. Here are four staple groups to get you started.
How to Go From Watching Birds to Drawing Them

How to Go From Watching Birds to Drawing Them

— Sketching while outdoors or even at home will broaden your birding skill set and add a whole new dimension to the hobby.