Birding

Kids No Longer Have to Bird—or Feel—Alone, Thanks to This Club

Kids No Longer Have to Bird—or Feel—Alone, Thanks to This Club

— Thirteen years ago, six teens helped launch a group for young birders in Ohio. Since then, others across the world have adopted their model.
From Birding in the Bronx to Birding on Your Screens, It's Been a Journey

From Birding in the Bronx to Birding on Your Screens, It's Been a Journey

— Jason Ward, a birder and host of the new YouTube show 'Birds of North America,' reflects on the unorthodox path that got him to this point.
How to Tell a Canvasback from a Redhead

How to Tell a Canvasback from a Redhead

— Focus on size, head shape, and body color to distinguish these deluxe ducks.
Welcome to Birdpunk: A Subculture of a Subculture

Welcome to Birdpunk: A Subculture of a Subculture

— Punk has always been about embracing different forms of expression. Meet the people who are putting birding on that spectrum.
Dark-eyed Juncos, Backyard Gems, Come in a Dazzling Array of Colors

Dark-eyed Juncos, Backyard Gems, Come in a Dazzling Array of Colors

— The six flavors of junco were long considered separate species. Recent science shows that they instead boldly exhibit evolution in real time.
Want a Training Ground for Your Birding Skills? Try Patch Birding

Want a Training Ground for Your Birding Skills? Try Patch Birding

— Birders around the world are immersing themselves in nearby nature, and you can, too.
Take the John James Audubon ‘Birds of America’ Quiz

Take the John James Audubon ‘Birds of America’ Quiz

— We've chosen excerpts from 15 of JJA's original writings. Can you guess which bird he was describing?
How Kenn Met Kimberly—and 13 Other Birdy Love Stories

How Kenn Met Kimberly—and 13 Other Birdy Love Stories

— From the City of Angels to the tip of Andes, these couples all have one thing in common.
Will You Still Love the Hot Duck When He Looks Like This?

Will You Still Love the Hot Duck When He Looks Like This?

— Big changes are coming for Central Park’s beloved bachelor. Mandarin fans, meet molting.
Field Notes From My First Rare-Bird Sighting

Field Notes From My First Rare-Bird Sighting

— When a Red-flanked Bluetail strayed into Los Angeles, one fledgling birder joined the stakeout—and learned a few things in the process.
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