Birding

A Bird Worth the Chase, Even After Death

A Bird Worth the Chase, Even After Death

— Dan Koeppel had seen plenty of Mountain Quail—until it became the lone bird on his father's North American life list. Then it became his nemesis too.
Birdist Rule #70: Get Prepared for Spring Migration

Birdist Rule #70: Get Prepared for Spring Migration

— Know where you need to be, when you need to be there, and what you might see.
How Different Spring Migrants Decide When to Head North

How Different Spring Migrants Decide When to Head North

— Will warmer weather bring the birds back early? It all depends on what type of migrators they are.
14 Fun Bird Events to Fill Your Spring Weekends

14 Fun Bird Events to Fill Your Spring Weekends

— From birding festivals to exhibits, the coming months and incoming migrants offer an array of activities for avian aficionados.
For an Unforgettable Birding Adventure, Teens Head to Costa Rica with Audubon

For an Unforgettable Birding Adventure, Teens Head to Costa Rica with Audubon

— Eight teenagers recently returned from Costa Rica with fresh perspectives, beautiful photos, and much bigger life lists.
Seven Spring Hotspots for Warbler Photography

Seven Spring Hotspots for Warbler Photography

— Migrant traps aren't just a boon to birds—they put photographers in a sweet spot too.
The Case for Chasing Birds That Don’t Count

The Case for Chasing Birds That Don’t Count

— Because birding is about so much more than just your list.
Birdist Rule #56: Figure Out Your Food Strategy While Birding

Birdist Rule #56: Figure Out Your Food Strategy While Birding

— Are you a bring-it-from-home type of person, or do you enjoy grabbing your meals on the go?
Become a Bird Detective by Studying Behavior Clues

Become a Bird Detective by Studying Behavior Clues

— When identifying a bird, how it acts can often lead to a quicker identification than its color or shape.
The Biggest Differences Between Song and Savannah Sparrows

The Biggest Differences Between Song and Savannah Sparrows

— A close look at these two doppelgängers shows some key contrasts in markings and song.