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Our Perfect Birding Year by Alan Davies and Ruth Miller

Male Great Bustard displaying

In 2008 Alan Davies and Ruth Miller set a new record for the highest number of bird species recorded in a single year. Now they discuss their perfect birding year.

Spring Hawk-watching: Best of the U.S.

Red-shouldered Hawk

Many birders don’t realize that prime hawk-watching sites span the length and breadth of the country from frigid Alaska to the tropical reaches of Texas and Florida.

Birding South of the Border in Oaxaca, Mexico

landscape near Teotitlan © Sandra Paci

While birding in Oaxaca, Mexico, Sandra enjoy crippling looks at a Townsend's Warbler and a FIRST RECORD for White-crowned Sparrow.

Birding Old Port Isabel Road in South Texas is likely to uncover some of the region's most enigmatic raptor species.

The Legendary Rio Grande Valley Birding Festival Coming Soon!

Altamira Oriole (© Richard Crossley)

This year, the Rio Grande Valley Birding Festival celebrates its 20th year, and takes place in Harlingen, Texas from November 6 – 10th. “You REALLY ought to get the Rio Grande Valley Birding festival, Laura,” said a friend of mine years ago. “It’s one of the biggest festivals of the year, it attracts great people… Read more »

Birding Aransas National Wildlife Refuge, Texas

Whooping Cranes at Aransas NWR by Steve Hillebrand

When you say Aransas National Wildlife Refuge, most birders think of Whooping Cranes. But the refuge offers much more.

Trip Report: Texas Whooping Cranes & The Lower Rio Grande

South Padre Island in the distance There s apparen

Birding trip report for the Rio Grande valley in Texas, February 24 – March 3, 2012 (High Lonesome BirdTours)