Black Birders Week was founded in 2020 to advance diversity and inclusion within the birding and scientific communities, and to celebrate birding as part of the heritage of Black cultures across the globe. This week, enjoy virtual events on a variety of topics on birding, science, and representation. Events will also cover birding for beginners, [...]
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The Monte Vista Crane Festival is this weekend, March 11 – 13! The grain fields of south-central Colorado’s San Luis Valley welcome multitudes of migrating sandhill cranes in the spring. These cranes make loud, rattling calls audible up to 2.5 miles away. As impressive as their calls are, the main draw for this popular festival [...]
If asked, "What is the most populous goose in North America?”, many would say, “The Canada goose!” without hesitation. Afterall, you can hardly visit an urban park without seeing these birds! According to researchers, however, the title actually goes to the lesser snow goose. Once you see a massive flock of these gorgeous birds covering [...]
The 2021 Christmas Bird Count is underway! You can embark on an all-day scientific adventure along with volunteers from all over the United States, Canada, and many other countries. The Christmas Bird Count is a large-scale citizen science project operated by the National Audubon Society that takes place every year from December 14th to January [...]