40th Annual Monte Vista Crane Festival is nearly here! March 10-12

Like many bird species, sandhill cranes embark on long, seasonal migrations. While traveling migration routes, they take advantage of habitats along the way. Multitudes of migrating cranes descend upon grainfields for food and rest. These "stopover" locations provide perfect viewing opportunities, and enthusiastic birders embark on their own migrations to observe these impressive cranes congregations. [...]

40th Annual Monte Vista Crane Festival is nearly here! March 10-122023-02-24T11:48:03-07:00

Christmas Bird Count 2022

By Jose Barrientos Get ready for this year’s 123rd Christmas Bird Count!  The Christmas Bird Count (CBC) is a large-scale volunteer effort organized by the National Audubon Society. It takes place every year between Dec 14th and January 5th. The CBC spans over several days; this means you can participate one day for a couple [...]

Christmas Bird Count 20222022-12-13T22:12:57-07:00

Black Birders Week 2022

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, [...]

Black Birders Week 20222022-05-31T11:51:48-06:00