Birding in the News: Two Migration Hotspots Featured On CBS

What makes spring birdwatching so special? This CBS report by Serena Altschul begins to answer that question very well. Watch the above clip to see the celebration of birds held at Magee Marsh (The Biggest Week in American Birding, which features many of our colleagues and friends) and the Indiana Audubon Society’s Mary Gray Bird Sanctuary.

Estuary Trail, Ottawa NWR

The newly opened (2012) estuary trail that leads between Ottawa National Wildlife Refuge and Magee Marsh was a big hit with birders attending The Biggest Week in American Birding this May. “It offers much more elbow room and nearly all the same birds,” says Courtenay Willis, who traveled all the way from Belgium to participate… Read more

6 Reasons to Attend The Biggest Week in American Birding 2013

Prothonotary Warbler,

The Biggest Week in American Birding is a celebration of the epic spring migration in western Ohio lakefront and commences May  3 – 12th. Yours truly will be there, blogging the event in official capacity along with several other talented bird bloggers. The event is headquartered out of Maumee Bay State Park, a stone’s throw from… Read more

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