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Dessi Sieburth: ABA Young Birder of the Year 2015

Each year the American Birding Association honors young birders from all over the country with the coveted „ABA Young Birder of the Year“ awards. This year, the winners were Marky Mutchler of Liberty, Missouri and Dessi Sieburth of Montrose, California. These and the other young birders competed in an intense year-long competition that might […]

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Ma Xuejun: The Pied Falconet

On a weekend trip to Wuyuan, I went out in search of the Pied falconet. The first time I saw one was with a friend at rainforest birding time the year before on the nearby Yunnan-Burma border. It was around noon, and most of the birds tend to hide in […]

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Wood Stork Feeding Strategy

This past January I had the privilege of joining Jeff Bouton, Raymond VanBuskirk, and Rafael Galvez at the Space Coast Birding & Wildlife Festival in Titusville, Florida. For this Coloradan the change in climate was welcomed, but even more awesome for me was the chance to spend quality time with birds I […]

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Birth of a Birder

How do you get a five-year-old interested in birds? Tell him the scientific name of American Robin. Hilarity will ensue. I promise. Earlier this year I took a trip east to visit my brother and his family. My nephews Freddy and Benny are eight and five. Since we live across the country […]

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