Rare Bird Alert: March 10, 2017


Our impressive and diverse collection of continuing rarities in the ABA Area is starting to thin out as the spring comes on. Notables seen into this week include the Black-backed Oriole in Pennsylvania, Rose-throated Becard (ABA Code 3) in Texas, and the very long staying Streak-backed Oriole (4) in Arizona. In Newfoundland, the Yellow-legged Gull [read more…]
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ABA Events, Near and Far, in 2017-18


The ABA has a full schedule of events for 2017, consisting of opportunities to bird with ABA Staff and friends both close to our headquarters in Delaware and farther afield. Join the ABA for a Delaware Shorebird Spectacular in May 2017! The month of May along the Delaware Bayshore brings enormous numbers of horseshoe crabs [read more…]
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Announcing the 2017 ABA Awards Recipients!


The ABA Board of Directors recently voted to present three ABA Awards in 2017. The awardees are Judy Pollock, Jerry Liguori, and Scott Weidensaul. We congratulate each of them on their substantial achievements. The 2017 ABA Awards Recipients (l-r): Judy Pollock (Evanston, IL) Jerry Liguori (Salt Lake City, UT), Scott Weidensaul (Schuylkill Haven, PA). [read more…]
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Rare Bird Alert: March 3, 2017


Things are beginning to pick up in the ABA Are this week, as the slow turn to spring begins. Though you wouldn t know it from the weather in the eastern half of the continent this week, which seemed to swing wildly between normal and way above normal. In any case, that brief stint of warm [read more…]
http://blog.aba.org/2017/03/rare-bird-alert-march-3-2017.html