Birding

Why You Should Start Searching for Rusty Blackbirds

Why You Should Start Searching for Rusty Blackbirds

— Aside from helping to boost your blackbird appreciation, spotting this declining species can also aid in conservation efforts.
It's Almost Time for the Great Backyard Bird Count

It's Almost Time for the Great Backyard Bird Count

— Are you planning to take part this weekend?
If I Were a Robot, Here's All the Awesome Birding Features I'd Have

If I Were a Robot, Here's All the Awesome Birding Features I'd Have

— Eventually we'll all be cyborgs, so you might as well start thinking about it.
Birdist Rule #48: Go Find a Swan—a Wild Swan

Birdist Rule #48: Go Find a Swan—a Wild Swan

— And when you do, prepare to be wowed.
How to Bird at Your Office, Like a Boss

How to Bird at Your Office, Like a Boss

— When your workday gets dull, steal a glance out the window.
Who Wins the Feeder War?

Who Wins the Feeder War?

— When it's time to eat, research shows there's a pecking order—and the winners aren't always who you'd think.
Get to Know These 15 Common Birds

Get to Know These 15 Common Birds

— Want to put names to species you regularly see? Start here.
Find Northern Saw-whet Owls With These Five Tips

Find Northern Saw-whet Owls With These Five Tips

— One of our smallest owl species, they can be found in suburbs and cities.
Puerto Ricans Band Together to Survey Birds in Hurricane Maria's Aftermath

Puerto Ricans Band Together to Survey Birds in Hurricane Maria's Aftermath

— Amid power outages, devastated landscapes, and destroyed buildings, birders assessed the storm's avian toll on their Christmas Bird Count.
A Beginner's Guide to Reading Bird Tracks in Snow

A Beginner's Guide to Reading Bird Tracks in Snow

— Telltale toes are just one of many clues.