• Where Are You Birding This Second Weekend of October 2018?

    8 days ago - By 10,000 Birds

    Did you participate in last weekend's Global Big Day? According to eBird , more than 17,000 birders from 146 countries tallied 6,136 species of birds. Wow! Whether you were part of that international birding brigade or not, you can make this weekend big too. There are still a lot of birds that need to be seen out there!
    I'll be kicking around Rochester trying to clean up my year list. Corey has been obsessively planning his annual Big Day at Fort Tilden. How about you? Where will you be this weekend and will you be birding? Share your plans in the comments below.
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  • The Cotinga and Two Other Favorite Birds from Global Big Day, Costa Rica

    The Cotinga and Two Other Favorite Birds from Global Big Day, Costa Rica

    8 days ago - By 10,000 Birds

    For birders around the globe, last Saturday was important. It was October 6, Global Big Day part dos and birders in Costa Rica were stoked. Although more than twenty thousand people around the globe who share the hobby or passion or obsession for watching the feathered ones also shared a collective day of birding on May 5th, we just had to do it again for fall migration. This was only natural because since millions of birds migrate one way in spring and then the other way in fall, us birders really do deserve two Global Big Days. They should really be holidays or official race days where...
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