Follow our intrepid correspondent as he sets a new Big Year world record.
Photo: Corey Arnold
Can one “bird nerd,” with little more than a backpack and a spotting scope, crush the round-the-world Big Year record?
Here are all the species Noah saw as he traveled the world on his 2015 Big Year.
All the birds Noah saw in his Big Year, grouped by family.
Everything Noah brought fits into his 40-liter backpack.
At long last, Noah reaches his goal…with months to spare.
With help from a local, Noah birds the island city-state during an afternoon layover.
With the help of a genius Sudoku player, the species list leaps ahead in Western Australia.
Finding parrots under the tree on Christmas Day in the outback.
Christmas Eve finds Noah in remote Western Australia, with a Christmas list of birds in hand.
A day trip to a restored island sanctuary is filled with quirky, chatty birds.
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