So the takeaway from the book is to pursue DSLR photography if you have the budget, strength, and desire, but I would add that most of what this chapter and the rest of the book suggest applies to these other types of photo gear as well! Nate is an avi… So I think the best parts of this chapter are the big ideas of what to look for in camera gear rather than the specific models given as examples. Last week's Siberian Accentor (ABA Code 4) in Washington joins the familiar La Sagra's Flycatcher (4) in Florida and long-staying Garganey (4) in California in the continuing category. Hurricane Laura brought multiple Band-rumped Storm-Petrels into the Midwest, including Indiana's 1st. flipped into ... Open in app; Sign up. Late winter is producing some interesting rare birds across the ABA Area. And here at the ABA we’ve been doing a lot of that internally, and in our various publications this year. Mistake 2: I didn't have any phone numbers for local birders to come and see such an exciting and rare bird. Press question mark to learn the rest of the keyboard shortcuts August means vagrant kites and wandering waders, but an Alabama state 1st South Polar Skua is a fantastic highlight of a weather-full week in the ABA Area. Thank you, Marie Read, for distilling your expertise and vision into such an accessible form in this terrific book. New Jersey's 1st Wood Sandpiper, South Dakota's 1st Painted Redstart, and Florida's 1st Hermit Warbler. Rare Bird Alert: November 27, 2020 Nate Swick 2020-11-26T15:25:55-05:00 November 27th, 2020 | It's La Sagra's season in south Florida, with a bird showing up right on time in the Florida Keys. Each are loaded with gems of knowledge, practical ideas, and teeming with images to illustrate her points on these subjects. Many birders opt for even simpler, smaller, and more affordable all-in-one super zooms (or “bridge” cameras, that bridge the gap from small, cheap point-and-shoots to DSLRs). It is rewarding to see your photos doing something besides languishing on a hard drive somewhere, so I applaud Read’s choice to finish with this topic and appreciate her concrete tips to put photos to use. 2019 ABA. Well, another decade is in the record books. flipped into Wings. ABA's Birding News >> Michigan - UP Michigan - UP bird news by date. 2017 ABA. Some personal highlights for me: • My kids are teenagers now, how’d that [read more…], For the last Birding photo quiz of the 2010s, we turned the proceedings over to four teen birders who were recent participants in the ABA’s Young Birder of the Year program. [read more…], Roads, Peoples, Birds, Mountaintops, & Billabongs by Dean Fisher, In To See Every Bird on Earth, author Dan Koeppel, while chronicling the first globetrotting birders, describes Dean Fisher: “When I first heard about Fisher, [read more…]. The American Birding Association celebrates its fiftieth anniversary this year and one aspect of its celebration was a reprint of the first issue of the publication now known as Birding.. What is apparent from the reprint, as well as other accounts of the ABA’s early years, is that the ABA was founded in large part to address information and communication shortcomings in the birding community. The book’s 16 well-organized and illustrated chapters comprehensively cover nearly every consideration of bird photography. As potential relief there are three excellent suggestions included for books to get novices up to speed on these two Adobe products. As if all of this wasn’t comprehensive enough, Read includes chapters on “Basic Image Editing” and “What’s Next” (ideas for using your photos). Continuing rare birds in the ABA Area include the La Sagra’s Flycatcher (ABA Code 4) in Florida and a female Garganey (4) in California. They’re outside. SIBERIAN ACCENTOR in Washington! Birding Book Reviews: https://www.aba.org/book-reviews/, American Birding Podcast: https://www.aba.org/podcast/, ABA Weekly Rare Bird Alert: https://www.aba.org/aba-rare-bird-alert/, Ted Floyd’s How to Know the Birds: https://www.aba.org/how-to-know-the-birds-by-ted-floyd/, Mastering Bird Photography: The Art, Craft, and Technique of Photographing Birds and Their Behavior by Marie Read. Dismiss. In 1991 the business was purchased by Allen Hale and moved to Virginia. Bill Schmoker is known in the birding community as a leading digital photographer of birds. The Accentor appears to be pretty pretty reliable these days, which is fantastic for all the birders who have made the trip to see this stunning east Asian vagrant. They’re breathing fresh air... Nate Swick2020-11-27T12:56:47-05:00November 26th, 2020|0 Comments. Report rare birds to your state ornithological committee or Audubon society and through eBird. Shots obtained this way are great for ID reference, documentation, gripping off your buddies, etc. 2014 Self-powered Big Year. They’re learning about birds and nature. Also 1sts for NC, CT, OH, and DE. It offers plenty of takeaways for the casual photographer, even if they don’t find every chapter or suggestion applicable. Often, simply getting close to a subject addresses many of these challenges, and sure enough Read includes a fantastic chapter on the subject. ABA Rare Bird Alert has 25,214 members. Bill is a popular birding guide, speaker, and workshop instructor. On the Surfbirds website. ABA's Birding News >> New Hampshire New Hampshire bird news by date. But the bird of the week was a stunning adult Steller's Sea Eagle (ABA Code 4) at Denali NP in Alaska. Blog Birding #340 Jessica Gorzo , at her eponymous blog, collects a comprehensive list of onomatopoetic bird names , including a few you might not have suspected. But there are a couple nice state firsts for those birders looking to get their year lists off right. It's a great week for wayward flycatchers in the ABA Area, with Variegated Flycatcher in Ontario, Cuban Pewee in Florida, and Newfoundland's 1st record of Vermilion Flycatcher. I love her opening statement that she considers “field craft, creative vision, and determination as contributing far more… than having the newest camera or biggest lens.” Read then states, and I fully agree, that photographers often want to talk about gear or get advice on what equipment to buy. These are perfectly fine and fun reasons to employ photography in your bag of birding tricks (and I think it is important to remember that there’s no “right” way to do any art form as long as you enjoy yourself). Others are excited about the much-needed update of the checklist codes to reflect current patterns of distribution … Originally concentrated on finding, listing, and identifying rare birds, the ABA now seeks to serve all birders with a wide range of services and publications. 1. As is typically the case, we ease into the rare bird world at the top of the year. As is typically the case, we ease into the rare bird world  at the top of the year. 2013 ABA. All the links will still work. By Nate Swick|2020-09-03T15:08:07-04:00August 28th, 2020|. Editor's Note: The ABA is pleased to welcome American Bird Conservancy President Dr. George Fenwick to the blog to introduce the 5th International Partners in Flight Conference and Conservation Workshop, held this week in Snowbird, Utah. Weekend reads NBC News. 2016 ABA. And the month begins with a real bang in the form of Rhode Island's 1st Common Cuckoo, as well as 1st Yellow-eyed Junco for Kansas and Pacific Golden-Plover for Connecticut. Please abide by state and local restrictions on movement and read more >>, By Nate Swick|2020-03-27T12:04:18-04:00March 27th, 2020|. Ranging from online sharing and making cards or calendars to entering contests and giving talks, I quite enjoyed this section as a beautiful way to wrap up the whole package presented in this book. Copyright © 2020 American Birding Association, Inc. No material displayed on the ABA website may be reproduced in any form without the express prior written consent of the ABA. Hurricane Sally made landfall this week, bringing Mississippi's 1st record of Red-footed Booby with it. Bill is especially fond of his involvement with the ABA’s Institute for Field Ornithology and Young Birder Programs. I think the first chapter, “Getting Started in Bird Photography,” could stand by itself as a thorough article full of ideas for laying a solid foundation for pursuing this most difficult of photographic subjects. There aren't as many birders in Alaska this fall but there are still plenty of birds, like three Oriental Greenfinches in Unalaska. Continuing rare birds in the ABA Area include the La Sagra’s Flycatcher (ABA Code 4) in Florida and a female Garganey (4) in California. Jody Allair, Tom Johnson, and Jordan Rutter join host Nate Swick to talk winter finches, crossbill angst, voter fraud (for birds), and a wayward owl in New York City. Recognizing that not everyone has a back yard, I suppose most of these ideas could also apply to patronizing your local patch. A bunch of 1st records to report this week - Brewer's Sparrow in PA, Common Ringed Plover in VT, and Bell's Vireo in BC. Laura Keene - 763 (2016) 5. Rare birds show up all the time, that is why you must always be on the lookout for unusual birds. Popular Storyboards. Weekend reads NBC News. The ABA Blog launched all the way back in 2010 in a time of intense transition at the organization. This is a question every birder, young and old, wants to be able to answer. I’d have no hesitation recommending this book to anyone heading out birding with camera in hand. If someone is using different editing software, including one of the many free online options, I would suggest paying attention to the big picture here instead of the exact tools and commands tailored to the Photoshop world. Blog Archive: 2010 . Today we offer and stock the largest selection of ornithology books in North America; over 2,000 titles in print, including field guides, finding guides, and scientific textbooks. But the internet is a different place these days and media consumption has changed. But bird of the week comes from Florida where Thick-billed Vireos have evidently nested for a second straight year. Not much in the way of ABA rarities this week, but New Mexico saw the return of a [read more…]. By Nate Swick|2020-02-04T11:21:20-05:00January 31st, 2020|, As with last week, a La Sagra's Flycatcher (ABA Code 4) in Florida and a Garganey (4) in California represent the continuing continental rarities. With a new presidential administration with new conservation priorities on the horizon, Tykee James of On Word for Wildlife joins us to talk about what birders and conservationists in the United States can expect in the next few months. Besides questions about gear, I also get frequent inquiries about difficulties with bird photography such as blurriness, being too light or too dark, not capturing enough detail and/or compelling behavior, or trouble tracking flying birds. By Nate Swick|2020-08-21T13:22:18-04:00August 21st, 2020|. The American Birding Association (ABA) is a nonprofit organization, founded in 1969, dedicated to recreational birding in Canada and the United States. Getting to the reasons and results of her steps here may be more important than the specifics, especially as one develops their own workflow with their software of preference. In fact, much of the solid advice in this chapter can apply to improving one’s birding skills in general. But I think its real strength is having the comprehensive expert advice to give someone the tools to make the transition from being a birder with a camera to becoming a serious bird photographer (or to just progress anywhere along that continuum). Big Years are monumental efforts of planning, networking, and birding. Over the intervening decade it has been an integral part of the American Birding Association’s outreach strategy, providing an opportunity to learn about field marks and rare birds, to hear from our staff and friends, and [read more…] Complementing the “Getting Close” chapter is “Beauty Close to Home,” which promotes staying home in a bird-friendly backyard to get great photos. The well-organized chapters and detailed table of contents will make this a useful reference to go back to repeatedly for tune-ups or to refresh one’s memory on a topic as well—I envision my copy becoming dog-eared over the years. Zugunruhe is taking hold among our remaining ABA Area vagrants. Updated on November 29, 2020, 5:05 pm | View page in digest format ("Siler-style"). You may as well take advantage of this time to find some interesting birds. Here are the top efforts recorded so far in the ABA area. Over the intervening decade it has been an integral part of the American Birding Association’s outreach strategy, providing an opportunity to learn about field marks and rare birds, to hear from our staff and friends, and to organize conservation initiatives. Nicole Koeltzow - 774+1 (2018) 4. After that, you can find everything at our main website. Also 1st records for Michigan, Prince Edward Island, and possibly Virginia. You’ll still hear from all of us. Today we offer and stock the largest selection of ornithology books in North America; over 2,000 titles in print, including field guides, finding guides, and scientific textbooks. The folks at the feeding station are masked and socially distanced. Each one of them took a whack at the Nov. 2019 Birding Featured Photo, and each one of them pretty quickly got around to [read more…], As we head into the end of 2019, there are still a handful of rare birds in the ABA Area to note. Before advertising the presence of a rare bird, evaluate the potential for disturbance to the bird, its surroundings, and other people in the area, and proceed only if access can be controlled, disturbance can be minimized, and permission has been obtained from private landowners. Vanderpoel's effort was the last made without the major contribution of eBird and birding groups on Facebook, which significantly enhanced the quality and quantity of rare bird alerts. In her ambitious new Mastering Bird Photography: The Art, Craft, and Technique of Photographing Birds and Their Behavior, Marie Read has distilled decades of experience into a beautiful, well-organized reference on the topic. 914-967-4922 — Tom Burke for New York City or Westchester ; eBird Rare Bird Alerts By Nate Swick|2020-01-22T15:20:40-05:00January 17th, 2020|. ‎On The Bird Banter Podcast Episode #60 I talk with Nate Swick, whose job with the ABA is loosely defined as digital content manager, but birders know as the keeper of the ABAs Rare Bird Alerts page, more recently from the ABA Podcast, and as one of the primary faces of the ABA online. The people keep a-comin’. IVORY GULL in Montana! Her image processing workflow is laid out in a well-organized sequence, with well-chosen photos showing key steps along the way. By Nate Swick|2020-01-22T15:19:27-05:00January 2nd, 2020|. Press J to jump to the feed. Welcome to 2020! ABA Area Change Location All Years Current Year Global Big Day May 9, 2020 October Big Day Oct 19, 2019 Global Big Day May 4, 2019 October Big Day Oct 6, 2018 Global Big Day May 5, 2018 Global Big Day May 13, 2017 Global Big Day May 14, 2016 Global Big Day May 9, 2015 Ruben Stoll - … Olaf Danielson - 778 (2016) 3. https://www.aba.org/how-to-know-the-birds-by-ted-floyd/, Expert Advice for All Levels of Bird Photography, Excellent Essays and Fantastic Photos Reveal Threats to Western Hemisphere Birds, How to Know the Birds: No. At the complete and official CT Birds archive. If they are not around when you arrive, it sometimes pays to wait. Want to easily find posts that mention ABA rare birds? By Nate Swick|2020-02-07T15:44:53-05:00February 7th, 2020|. British Columbia, Ohio, and Idaho also host 1sts this week. The current Big-Year record for the ABA area is 839 species. To sum up, this book will have ample ideas for getting the most out of any photo gear you choose. 212-979-3070 — to hear updated recordings of unusual bird sightings in Greater New York. Birders, too, are frequently a social bunch. And yes, you can subscribe to the entire feed just like you did before. Essentially, Read pulls back the curtain on some really cool tricks of the trade here, which I think nicely illustrates the sharing nature of birding (versus, say, the mystery of a magic trick and taboo of sharing the secret behind it). Continuing rarities in the ABA Area include a Garganey (ABA Code 4) in California, both La Sagra’s Flycatcher (4) and Antillean Palm-Swift (5) in Florida, and a Streak-backed Oriole (4) continuing to visit a feeder in Arizona. Dorian Anderson. While I think that DSLRs indeed still offer the greatest photographic potential, new formats such as mirrorless interchangeable lens systems are fast approaching DLSR performance in a smaller package. First, do not panic! By Nate Swick|2020-07-31T13:47:20-04:00July 31st, 2020|, Because of COVID-19 related Stay-at-Home orders in many states and provinces, the purpose of this report is to keep homebound birders caught up rare bird sightings across the ABA Area during read more >>, By Nate Swick|2020-07-23T21:51:09-04:00July 24th, 2020|, By Nate Swick|2020-07-16T14:59:11-04:00July 17th, 2020|, By Nate Swick|2020-07-13T13:36:18-04:00July 10th, 2020|, By Nate Swick|2020-07-03T16:10:30-04:00July 3rd, 2020|, By Nate Swick|2020-06-29T15:07:08-04:00June 26th, 2020|, By Nate Swick|2020-06-19T13:59:23-04:00June 19th, 2020|, Because of COVID-19 related Stay-at-Home orders in many states and provinces, the purpose of this report is to keep homebound birders caught up rare bird sightings across the ABA Area during spring read more >>, By Nate Swick|2020-06-12T12:30:07-04:00June 12th, 2020|, By Nate Swick|2020-06-05T10:51:43-04:00June 5th, 2020|, By Nate Swick|2020-06-04T22:04:54-04:00May 29th, 2020|, By Nate Swick|2020-05-22T09:58:25-04:00May 22nd, 2020|, By Nate Swick|2020-05-15T10:31:08-04:00May 15th, 2020|, By Nate Swick|2020-05-07T17:37:01-04:00May 8th, 2020|, By Nate Swick|2020-05-01T09:58:10-04:00May 1st, 2020|, By Nate Swick|2020-04-24T14:16:56-04:00April 24th, 2020|, By Nate Swick|2020-04-17T10:11:01-04:00April 17th, 2020|, By Nate Swick|2020-04-10T09:37:46-04:00April 10th, 2020|, By Nate Swick|2020-04-03T11:20:39-04:00April 3rd, 2020|, We're still going to continue doing this weekly feature even while COVID-19 is making birding and, especially, rarity chasing more difficult. 2013 ABA. The challenge here is that the landscape of camera models, lenses, tripods, and the like will inevitably evolve while the rest of the book’s information is essentially timeless. Digiscoping or phonescoping are also powerful and effective ways to capture compelling bird photos. I hope yours was good. The bird is quite close, as the plover flies, from an individual in extreme southwestern Washington a few weeks ago, and birders have speculated that this might be the same bird having relocated across the mouth of the Columbia River. Oregon also gets a 1st with Yellow-bellied Flycatcher. Given the explosive growth of digital bird photography in the last decade or so, there have been surprisingly few titles devoted to the topic despite the proliferation of birding books in the same time span. Want to easily find posts that mention ABA rare birds? Experience can help in the identification of a less-common species, but experience does not guarantee success in efforts for finding a "Code 5" rare bird. Rare Bird Alert: November 13, 2020 - American Birding Association aba.org. Florida continues to host a Black-faced Grassquit (4)  and California read more >>, By Nate Swick|2020-10-23T09:47:27-04:00October 23rd, 2020|, Continuing rarities in the ABA Area come from the south, with the European Golden-Plover (ABA Code 4) in New Mexico still hanging on, and Northern Jacana (4) and Eared Quetzal (4) read more >>, By Nate Swick|2020-10-17T20:18:10-04:00October 16th, 2020|, As it has all summer and well into the fall, the southwest part of the ABA Area has been full of great birds. List number one, on a single sheet of paper, offered some 50 birds books for sale. Additionally, Read focuses on Digital Single-Lens Reflex (AKA DSLR) rigs, which even someone unfamiliar with the jargon would recognize as a large camera body with separate interchangeable (and usually big) lenses. By Nate Swick|2020-11-19T17:11:37-05:00November 20th, 2020|. This website uses cookies and third party services. Today the American Birding Association (ABA) just released the highly-anticipated checklist update (8.0) Many birders, including current and past Big Year birders were eager to see which birds from Hawaii would "make the cut" onto the "new ABA" checklist- including Hawaii. ... (1/14). For example, bridge cameras have most (if not all) of the shooting modes and options that DSLRs have, even if many folks don’t commonly access them. Fall 2020 continues to be a good one, with multiple 1st records this week including an extraordinary European Golden-Plover in New Mexico of all places. Starting in January 2020, we will be doing something different. Northwest Territories boasts a 1st Nashville Warbler and British Columbia hosts a strange pairing of Red-legged Kittiwake and Nazca Booby. By Nate Swick|2020-02-28T15:10:30-05:00February 21st, 2020|, Rare birds continuing into the third week of February include the stunning Siberian Accentor (ABA Code 4) in Washington, plus of familiars La Sagra's Flycatcher (4) in Florida and Garganey (4) read more >>, By Nate Swick|2020-02-28T17:08:05-05:00February 14th, 2020|. List number one, on a single sheet of paper, offered some 50 birds books for sale. GROUP GUIDELINES: This group is for sharing rare and notable reports from the ABA Area. 2019 contenders are in bold. There’s nothing wrong with continuing to push the easy button ad infinitum, but for those who want to step up their photography game this book presents a trove of practical advice for making wonderful images of birds and undoubtedly improving one’s percentage of winners from each day’s photographic haul. If you have any questions, please email [email protected]. Updated on November 24, 2020, 2:20 am | View page in digest format ("Siler-style"). Florida’s 3rd record of Hammond’s Flycatcher had been masquerading as a Least Flycatcher in Collier for several weeks before someone noticed that the wings were a little too long. I slightly fear that beginning photographers may be a little daunted by this chapter, which to my eye jumps in at an intermediate level of editing software comfort and competency. aba.org - null Landscape version of the Flipboard logo. Exciting for Oregon this week was a Mountain Plover discovered in Clatsop. The American Birding Association is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization that provides leadership to birders by increasing their knowledge, skills, and enjoyment of birding. By Nate Swick|2020-09-11T16:28:32-04:00September 11th, 2020|. Or just browse the lists below. It is maintained by the American Birding Association... ABA Rare Bird Alert aba.org - null Landscape version of the ... Log in; Kk. By Nate Swick|2020-09-24T16:12:37-04:00September 25th, 2020|. It's Novembird! Want to easily find posts that mention ABA rare birds? It's La Sagra's season in south Florida, with a bird showing up right on time in the Florida Keys. Birds names given by the earliest cultures that encountered them were often imitations of their songs/calls. Choose a … How to Know the Birds: No. In 2013, Massachusetts birder Neil Hayward reluctantly decided to do an ABA big year. To report a rare bird sighting. There are bound to be some gems in the mix, but many bird photos taken without planning and technical consideration are disappointing or just so-so for a variety of reasons. The ABA Blog will be archived at the end of the month. Well, zugunruhe or the fact that the sites where they are found are closing due to the COVID-19 outbreak (in the case of the long-staying La Sagra's Flycatcher in Florida at least). Read has chapters to address these areas, including “Focusing and Image Sharpness,” “Seeing the Light,” “Exposure,” “Composition Basics,” as well as chapters on “The Big Picture,” “Weather, Water, and Mood,” “Shooting Outside the Box,” and “On the Wing” (flight shots). Neil Hayward. Along with the Southern Bald Ibis, these birds prefer arid landscape over wetlands, and will breed on cliffs rather than in trees. So Birding Book Reviews, the American Birding Podcast, Ted Floyd’s How to Know the Birds; all of it will be found in a prominent place at www.aba.org, frequently in its own special portal. Wildlife. The amazing Eared Quetzal irruption continues and New Mexico gets into the fun with its 1st record. But there are a couple nice state firsts for those birders looking to get their year lists off right. The ABA Blog launched all the way back in 2010 in a time of intense transition at the organization. Wildlife. The ABA Blog launched all the way back in 2010 in a time of intense transition at the organization. Latest News. Welcome to 2020! #abarare – ABA Blog. Continuing rare birds in the ABA Area include a Red-footed Booby (ABA Code 4) in California and the Antillean Palm-Swift (5) in south Florida. Continuing rare birds in the ABA Area include the La Sagra’s Flycatcher (ABA Code 4) in Florida and a female Garganey (4) in California. This week is no exception, especially with continuing read more >>, By Nate Swick|2020-10-09T10:12:04-04:00October 9th, 2020|. By Nate Swick|2020-09-03T17:05:33-04:00September 4th, 2020|. GROUP GUIDELINES: This group is for sharing rare and notable reports from the ABA Area. It has been called "the standard-bearer for serious birding in North America." Get caught up at the ABA's Rare Bird Alert. By Nate Swick|2020-10-29T17:18:45-04:00October 30th, 2020|, Arizona leads with continuing rarities for yet another week, headlined by Eared Quetzals (ABA Code 4) and a Northern Jacana (4). Also, Ash-throated Flycatchers spread across the continent and Evening Grosbeaks hit Florida! Or it will be in a few hours. Unfortunately, there is no surefire way to find a rare bird. ABA's Birding News >> Georgia Georgia bird news by date. ABA Blog A multi-authored blog from the American Birding Association with a focus on all things birding. Bringing Back the Birds: Exploring Migration and Preserving Birdscapes throughout the Americas, by Owen Deutsch and the American Bird Conservancy. They share berries, they congregate at fruiting trees, they even occasionally over-imbibe. By Nate Swick|2020-03-20T13:55:33-04:00March 20th, 2020|, Birders are self-isolating but that doesn't yet mean we can't go out birding provided we take proper precautions. Thank you for 10 amazing years here at The ABA Blog. In 1991 the business was purchased by Allen Hale and moved to Virginia. By Nate Swick|2020-11-26T15:25:55-05:00November 27th, 2020|. As a contrast with backyard bird photography, we also find a chapter on “Bird Photography Hotspots,” with 11 famous sites in North America detailed as well as a handful of briefer suggestions for well-known bird photography destinations and tips for finding your own target-rich hot spots. It’s just that we will no longer be adding to them. This bird is a non-wading species of Ibis with a feather-free head. Her suggestions of choosing locations where birds are used to people, moving carefully and blending in, using hides (portable blinds, vehicles, and boats), and attracting birds all can contribute to ethically narrowing the distance to your subject. Washington continues to host a Siberian Accentor (4) into this week, and Florida birders are continuing to keep track of a pair of Caribbean specialities in the south of the state in the form of a Thick-billed Vireo (4) and a La Sagra’s Flycatcher (4). Olaf Danielson. Some of my favorite photos are in this chapter, paired with a wide shot of the feeder, perch, and sometimes the blind setup used to get them. By Nate Swick|2020-08-18T16:06:33-04:00August 14th, 2020|. ABA Rare Bird Alert has 25,297 members. This [read more…], What: Great Horned Owl, Bubo virginianus When: Wednesday, December 18, 2019 Where: Fountain Creek Regional Park, El Paso County, Colorado. The American Birding Association (ABA) is a nonprofit organization, founded in 1969, dedicated to recreational birding in Canada and the United States. Nate Swick2020-11-18T13:45:53-05:00November 19th, 2020|0 Comments. Refine your search by entering the type of bird you are looking for. 10 hours ago. 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