Birding Without Borders

Follow our intrepid correspondent as he sets a new Big Year world record.

Watch a 5-minute video of Noah's 2015 Big Year adventure:


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From Audubon Magazine

Lessons From the World’s Biggest Year

After 365 days and a new world record, Noah reflects on what he learned—and shares some tips for anyone itching to get outside.

Noah in India with New Year's Eve birding crew. Noah Strycker

Day 365: So Long, and Thanks For All The Birds

Noah rings in the New Year with a rare owl on the last day of his Big Year.

A Pallas's Grasshopper-Warbler tees up at Maguri Bill. Noah Strycker
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Day 364: One More Day

Noah enjoys marsh birding on the next to last day of his Big Year.

Binanda, Noah, Bidyut, and Ramit smile after spotting a Yellow-rumped Honeyguide for No. 6,000. Noah Strycker
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Day 363: 6,000 Birds!

On a freezing morning on the edge of the Himalayas, Noah sees his 6,000th species of the year.

An airplane flies in front of the Himalaya range. Noah Strycker
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Day 362: Back to India

Noah decides to finish out his Big Year with a trip to Assam.

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Latin:  Auriparus flaviceps


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