Want to See Wild Predators? Follow the Prey

Want better quality wildlife sightings? Follow our tips, and you can see predators in action in your local neighborhood.

Matthew L. Miller

The Weirdest Places You Can Find Wild Turkeys

Why you can now find wild turkeys from the Pacific Islands to Germany.

Matthew L. Miller

A Field Guide to Unusual Raptors of the Southern US

These nine unusual raptors are found only in the south and southwestern US, from Arizona to Florida. 

Justine E. Hausheer

BirdCast: It’s Like a Weather Forecast, But for Birds

BirdCast provides real-time predictions of bird migrations: when birds are migrating, where they’re going, and how far they’re flying.

Justine E. Hausheer

Condor Spotting: Wildlife Watching and Optimism

Searching for California condors is a lesson in hope.

Matthew L. Miller

Meet the Bat Falcon, the ABA Area’s Newest Bird

Meet the bat falcon, one of 5 new species added to the American Birding Association's checklist.

Justine E. Hausheer

Painted Bunting: The Fun of Local Bird Quests

An unexpected painting bunting provides the thrill of a local bird quest.

Lauren D. Pharr

Meet the Eastern Phoebe, the Flycatcher that Coexists with Humans

Cool facts and backyard tips about the eastern phoebe.

Lauren D. Pharr

Beginner’s Tips For Identifying Backyard Bird Nests

Wonder who made that nest in your backyard? These tips can get you started.

Lauren D. Pharr

The Sound of Merlin: Like Shazam, but for Birds

Just like Shazam helps identify songs, the Merlin App does the same for birds, but for cedar wax wings and ovenbirds instead of 80s Hair Bands

Cara Cannon Byington

Should You Provide Water for Birds in Winter?

Many provide birds food in winter. What about water?

Lauren D. Pharr

An Asian Sea Eagle Is Roaming New England

A Steller's sea eagle has turned up in New England. Learn more about this bird's remarkable and unexpected journey.

Justine E. Hausheer