Month: May 2018

May 11, 2018 Malaka Rodrigo

This Saturday 12th of May is the World Migratory Bird Day. “Unifying our Voices for Bird Conservation” is the theme of World Migratory Bird Day 2018. This year, the campaign will have a new global dimension, bringing together the world’s main migration corridors, also called flyways – and for the first time, with two peak…

May 5, 2018 Malaka Rodrigo

Many birders like to take part in projects that give purpose to their passion, and, for that reason, atlassing is a favourite of birders around the world. Atlas projects prompt birders to cover their neighbourhoods in more detail than they have before, draw them into other nearby areas they have seldom visited, and give them…

May 3, 2018 Malaka Rodrigo

How many birds can be seen in one day? That’s the question that drives a ‘big day,’ a 24-hour birding binge. On 5 May, go birding for 10 minutes around your home, or for 10 hours across your entire county, state, province, or country—and submit your sightings to eBird. Last year Global Big Day records almost…