Oh The Places I’ll Go
So I went to Staten Island, perhaps best summed up by a web comic: Now they’re just makin’ up places….
Little Big Year
Despite my fraught relationship with listing, there’s always been part of me that loves the idea of a Big Year….
2015 World Big Year
Talk about ambitious! Noah Strycker, author of The Thing with Feathers and Among Penguins, will be doing a world-wide Big…
This Week in Bird News: Win (Gunnison Sage Grouse), Lose (Bird Flu), or Draw (European Blackbirds)
Finally some good-ish news for the Gunnison Sage Grouse: The boomers of the Rocky Mountain states have finally been granted “threatened species” protection….
The ABA Area Big Year Record is Tied
With a Rustic Bunting in Homer, Alaska, Neil Hayward has tied Sandy Komito’s American Birding Assocation area big year record…
Coming Back to Listing
I have a confession that I hope won’t get me kicked off this blog: I have no idea where my…
2013 Big Year Update
European Starlings count as much as any other bird on a big year Now seems like a good time to…
Big Years in 2013
On a Big Year, every species counts equally, even the lowly Mallard Last year saw quite a few big year…
Wrap-Up of 2012 Big Year Birding
There were quite a few big years that took place in 2012. Here are the final results, so far as…
Waving The Yearbirding White Flag
Tropical Kingbird is likely to be one of the last birds I see in 2012 and first I see in 2013….