Focused Bird Conservation – Saving At-Risk Birds Through Citizen Science

What is Focused Bird Conservation? Each time we as birders go out we have several goals: see more birds than last time, find a life bird, find a rare bird that was reported, get a great photograph, or just get out to enjoy the weather and birds. Often, these goals are what help expand our

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Winnie the Whimbrel’s Record Flight

The College of William and Mary along with the Nature Conservancy have recently recorded a wayward Whimbrel, which they named Winnie, completing a record flight. In 146 hours this radio-tracked shorebird traversed 3,200 miles [nearly 22 MPH]. Whimbrel Photo from Mike Baird (Flickr Creative Commons) “This discovery sets a new distance record in the flight

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