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Birding By Season

Thanks once again to the Nature Conservancy’s Cool Green Science blog for simultaneously highlighting conservation history as well as inspiration to spend time outdoors. We stand with the TNC and all organizations in support of the legendary legislation that illustrates the core principles of wildlife and land stewardship. 419 more words


Join the 2016 Audubon Christmas Bird Count at Bryce Canyon National Park

On January 5th, 2017 nature lovers and birders of all levels of experience will gather at Bryce Canyon National Park to participate in the world’s longest running citizen bird census.  242 more words


National Audubon Society: Christmas Bird Count

Join the Christmas Bird Count

Audubon’s 117th Christmas Bird Count will take place this fall between the inclusive dates of Wednesday, December 14th, 2016 through Thursday, January 5th, 2017.


The Christmas Bird Count. And You Can Too!

In 1900, Frank Chapman, editor of Bird Lore (forerunner of Audubon magazine), whimsically urged people to go out and count birds on Christmas Day. The foray was intended as a civil alternative to the then-traditional “side hunt”, where teams vied to shoot the greatest number of furred and feathered creatures possible on Christmas Day. 586 more words

Flora & Fauna

Annual Bird Count and Holiday Open House Celebrate the Season at Wind Cave National Park

WIND CAVE NATIONAL PARK, S.D. – Holiday events this year at Wind Cave National Park begin Sunday, December 11,  with the 21st annual Wind Cave National Park Christmas Bird Count followed by the park’s yearly holiday open house on Wednesday, December 14. 301 more words

South Dakota

End of the Yellow-rumped Warbler?

A few years ago I was at Strawbridge Lake during spring migration. I was newer to birding so my identification skills were pretty limited; I was still very reliant on my field guide. 650 more words