Our friends at Bird Watcher’s Digest have come up with a fabulous idea! It’s a new series of events called Reader Rendezvous: three weekends, three seasons, three different locations in the U.S.–each a distinctly wonderful opportunity in 2014 to discover, learn, and walk alongside one of the birding industry’s most notable celebrities: Al Batt, Julie [...]
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What began as a friendly birding competition in 1997, Space Coast Birding and Wildlife Festival has evolved into one of the best-known birding festivals in the U.S. Combining an ideal location with excellent facilities, world-class educators, and an impressive array of opportunities for birders and photographers, this festival needs to be on your [...]
How does a place in the world wiggle its way in to your heart? Having been to Toft Point State Natural Area only once before, I wanted to make sure what I felt a year ago was still intact now. I guess the pull to return to its rocky shores and soft, wide paths through [...]
Wow. That was fun.
Eagle Optics Team Bird So Hard: (top row) Tom Prestby, Jessica Gorzo, Michael O’Brien (bottom row) Max Henschell and David La Puma
Eagle Optics Team Bird So Hard wrapped up a 24-hour extravaganza of birding at 12:00am on Sunday, May 28, by listening to a chorus of two Chuck-will’s-widows and several Eastern Whip-poor-wills [...]
The Great Wisconsin Birdathon, in only its second year, has seen a great increase of teams registered for some er, friendly competition. And that’s great news! Teams of birders all over the state are vying for the distinction of tallying more species in a 24-hour period than any other team.
Much thought and planning goes in [...]
Hey, birders: aching for a little migration action? Right here in the Heartland, The Biggest Week in American Birding gives major migration satisfaction!
This 10-day Ohio festival has it all, folks. Located near the southwest shore of Lake Erie and surrounded by prime birding habitat, Biggest Week provides the ultimate remedy for winter-weary birders. [...]
Registration has begun for the 2013 Midwest Birding Symposium (MBS) in Lakeside, Ohio! Hosted by Bird Watcher’s Digest, The Ohio Ornithological Society, and the Lakeside Association, the 2013 MBS will once again be the highlight of the birding year!
Don’t miss the chance to learn from experts during informative and entertaining programs featuring some of [...]
When conjuring up the ultimate spring birding getaway, you might want to turn your imagination loose on this idea: Homer, Alaska in mid-May. Picture this: a quaint town nestled in rolling hills, on a sparkling bay lined with glaciers and mountains. Located on the southern edge of the Kenai Penninsula, Homer, besides being stunningly beautiful, [...]
Thinking of upgrading your current binocular, or purchasing one to give as a gift? Eagle Optics and the American Birding Association have teamed up to make a special offer: buy a binocular from this select list and get a 1-year membership to the ABA (a $45 value) for just $15. The membership is transferable: [...]
As we swing in to spring, some Eagle Optics optics gurus are packing their bags and traveling to birding festivals around the country. We always bring plenty of gear–binoculars and spotting scopes in a variety of major brands–for you to try and compare. Tripods, too!
Is this your year to take your birding to the [...]