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(credit: Denise-Buchanan)

Bird Snap App

The BirdSnap app can help amateur ornothologists identify bird species – and even fill you in on similiar ones (and how to tell the difference).

08/11/2014

(credit: Collection, Wagner Free Institute Of Science Library)

Presentation Features Birds’ Courtship Rituals

As you make plans for Valentine’s Day, you might want to look to the birds and bees for some inspiration. Head to The Wagner Free Institute of Science for what they’re calling ‘pOrnithology’.

02/05/2013

Northern Mockingbird (by Hazel Erickson)

The Great Backyard Bird Count Is This This Weekend

If you’re looking to do something different this President’s Day weekend, the Great Backyard Bird Count may just fit the bill. The four-day count is an exercise in “citizen science.”

02/16/2012

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Birds Pro App

The Birds Pro app contains information on 230 species with more than 1,500 pictures and more than 460 calls – and will help you identify birds by size, feathering, beak and geographic location.

02/02/2012

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Local Birding Groups Participate In National Audobon Society’s Christmas Bird Count

The National Audubon Society’s 112th annual Christmas Bird Count is going on now across the country. And, while many people were returning and exchanging unwanted gifts, a group of birding enthusiasts from Moorestown, New Jersey spent the day after Christmas out on the count.

12/27/2011

(Credit: Photo Courtesy of Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University)

Academy Of Natural Sciences Lets Visitors Get A Glimpse Into The World Of Birding

Birders sometimes have to get up pretty early to get a glimpse of their feathered friend, but here’s word of an event for which you can sleep in.

11/06/2011

(Dave Magpiong.  Photo provided)

Local Group Hopes To Expand Ethnic Diversity of Birdwatching Community

A small conference next Saturday at the John Heinz National Wildlife Refuge aims to make a big impact on the complexion of birding.

10/15/2011

(Owen Wilson, Steve Martin, and Jack Black head a big cast in "The Big Year.")

Movie Review: ‘The Big Year’

Lord knows, bird enthusiasts have been waiting quite a while for a flick aimed at their demographic.

10/14/2011

The Great Horned Owl is just one of hundreds of different species who call the John Heinz Wildlife Refuge home (credit: Getty Images)

John Heinz Wildlife Refuge Hosts Birding Festival Saturday

On Saturday, the John Heinz National Wildlife Refuge will host the annual Cradle of Birding Wildlife and Conservation Festival.

09/16/2011

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