The next episode of the American Birding Podcast has just been released! Bird-trapping and shooting are huge problems around the Mediterranean, which prompted Israeli birder Jonathan Meyrav to create the Champions of the Flyway, a 24 hour bird race in Eilat, Israel, that raises money and awareness to combat the threats to migratory birds in [read more…]
You can see birds and feel better if you join us for Godwit Days this April. For more information go to https://godwitdays.org/.
What drives a birder like Noah Strycker, record-setter and world-traveler? At Long Reads, Eva Holland tries to get to the bottom of it. Though he was attempting to complete the biggest Big Year of all time, Strycker’s goal, beyond tallying a massive list, was to build something larger: to both lean on and to [read more…]