Birding

The Best Tools for Forecasting Bird Movements and Migrations

The Best Tools for Forecasting Bird Movements and Migrations

— Birders don’t have crystal balls. But we do have the internet.
Read an Excerpt From Noah Strycker's Book on His Record-Breaking Year of Birds

Read an Excerpt From Noah Strycker's Book on His Record-Breaking Year of Birds

— Strycker recounts all the gritty and glorious details of his 2015 global Big Year in "Birding Without Borders."
Six Kid-Friendly Bird Guides

Six Kid-Friendly Bird Guides

— A solid field guide will give them a head start on IDing common species. Here are some options to help shape their skills.
Seven Sturdy Backpacks for Birders and Bird Photographers

Seven Sturdy Backpacks for Birders and Bird Photographers

— Head out on the trail with all of your gear comfortably and securely stowed.
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.