A wonderful thing about the Biggest Week in American Birding is that it is geared towards the utter love and education of birds…for ALL ages and skill levels. The bird banding demonstration that Ken Keffer did with help from some Ohio Young Birders Club members is a great example of this. A new birder could
Big Sitting in Ohio for the first time could not have been more enjoyable for the eastern Birdfreaks. We had great weather, promoted the young birders club, and directly helped the birds all by sitting in a small circle together with a couple scopes and some binoculars. Ottawa National Wildlife Refuge The 17-foot circle was
The Ohio Young Birders Club (OYBC) is more than just a bird club for kids. It is an outlet of resources for conservationists of the future. Golden-Wings, the OYBC’s newsletter highlights talents such as artwork and writings of members ranging from 12 to 18. It is published four times a year by the Black Swamp
The Illinois Young Birders Club has been in the works for awhile and is officially up and running. Young birders age 9-18 are welcomed to join for only $10.00 a year. Since the club is brand new they have an urgent need for a logo. Members are encouraged to submit their concepts for what will
Watching birds is not an activity for one age group or demographic. It ranges from weekend hobby to serious scientific study and is for anyone interested at any skill level. Birding is COOL, it is hard-rock citizen science, and it is becoming INFESTED WITH YOUNG PEOPLE. Okay, not infested: but there is a growing number
Veery’s son Dakota, received a large package today from the American Birding Association. We could hardly wait for his school day to end to see the contents. The box held a LOT! We are so proud to announce that Dakota tied for first place in the Writing Module of the ABA’s Young Birder of the
The Delaware Dunlins are a cool young birders club administered by the Delmarva Ornithological Society (DOS) out of Greenville, Delaware. This young birder club offers a great deal of birding fun for those aged 6 to 18 and has three excellent veteran birders leading field trips.