Tag Archives: Audubon

A Different Kind of Birding Blog

Birding travel. Recent sightings. Ornithological news. Most birding blogs cover these and similar topics. That’s fine—it’s always enjoyable to hear about someone else’s birding adventures. But Birder’s Rules, written by Nicholas Lund, takes a totally different approach. Advertisements

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Presidential Birds

What do Lincoln’s Sparrow and Wilson’s Warbler have in common? Do you know? Can you guess? You’re right—they were not named after presidents. However, since they do share a last name with a former president, it seems appropriate to learn … Continue reading

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Birding the City

“Two juncos.” “OK, what kind?” “One Grey-backed, one Pink-sided—oops, there go half a dozen more! Were they Slate-sided?” “Oh, I can’t tell! Just write down eight Juncos!” “Over there—that looks like a Bushtit. And another, and… there must be 50 … Continue reading

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How to Help Hummingbirds

I was out birding last weekend, scanning the foliage for a glimpse of feathers or the movement of a leaf unexplained by the light breeze, when I heard a high-pitched twit twit. It was a familiar sound, but one I … Continue reading

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Available Now: Aiken Audubon’s 2014 Calendar

In light of their successful 2013 calendar, Aiken Audubon is offering a “Birds of Colorado” calendar for 2014. They sell for a suggested donation of $12. Any profits over the cost of printing go toward the chapter’s education fund, used … Continue reading

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The 2013 Aiken Calendars Are Coming!

Are you a Colorado birder? Do you know a Colorado birder? Do you just like birds? The Aiken Audubon Society of the Colorado Springs area has created a gorgeous 12-month 2013 calendar to raise funds for education, field trips, and … Continue reading

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Join the Club

Do you want to be a better birder? Would you like to meet more people who share your interest? Are you curious about some near-by birding hotspots, but you’re not sure exactly where they are, or how to get there? … Continue reading

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