Protecting close to 12,000 acres of wildlife habitat, the Costa Rican Bird Route includes eighteen spectacular bird watching spots…
Pledge2Fledge (P2F) is an international grassroots campaign organized by non-profit organization the Global Birding Initiative for birders to introduce friends and acquaintances to the pursuit of bird watching…
Located at the point where three continents meet, Israel has reported sightings of more than 500 species of birds, many of which stop-over during their migration between Europe/Western Asia to Africa…
In the late 1800s wildlife conservation was unheard of and the hunting of birds and other animals was generally unrestricted in the United States. In some states it was a common Christmas tradition to go hunting, with the hunter bagging the most birds and animals being declared the winner of the so-called “Side Hunt”. By the turn of the century, however, nature lovers and scientists began to express concern regarding the effects of hunting on bird populations, and it was at this time, when the Audubon Society was still in its infancy, that the society’s representative Frank M. Chapman proposed starting a new Christmas tradition in which birds would be counted, rather than hunted, and so the concept of the “Christmas Bird Count” was born – and enthusiastically supported.
Bird watching enthusiasts who make it a goal to visit a veriety of destinations where they can enjoy their hobby, may want to consider a visit to Oman during the northern hemisphere winter season. Located on the edge of the western Palearctic, between Africa, Europe and Asia, Oman is the wintering destination of avifauna from three distinctive zoo-geographical areas.
Join in the cheer of the season with a Christmas Bird Count. Not only is it good fun, but it also provides valuable scientific data on bird populations. Last year 267 bird watchers joined in, spotting 124 species. Why not help break the record?
Surrounded by volcanic landforms and wetlands, Lake Mývatn, located near the Krafla volcano in the north of Iceland, is home to a wide range of birdlife, particularly waterfowl. Its rich biodiversity and intriguing geology continues to attract biologists, naturalists, geologists and bird watchers from around the world.
This event offers birding enthusiasts the opportunity to explore this beautiful wilderness area and its feathered and furry inhabitants. Through a series of field-focused courses, lectures, and hikes, experts will be sharing their knowledge and enthusiasm with participants. One of the highlights of the program is the presentation on Bird Conservation in the Superior National [...]
Promoted as the world’s largest international bird-watching event, Birdfair includes all facets of the birding industry, while supporting global bird conservation. There will be hundreds of stands featuring the latest products for wildlife and birding enthusiasts, with expert advice and sharing of experiences with like-minded people making this an event not to be missed. Visit [...]
The 2011 ABA Young Birder’s Camp in Colorado is set to be an exciting event for birders aged 13 to 18. Based in the Woodland Park area, participants will learn about birds in a variety of habitats, from wetlands to prairies. The schedule will include a field trip to the where the 50 000 acre [...]