Birder's Guide

NOV 2018

Birder's Guide is the American Birding Association's newest publication. Each issue focuses on a key subject, providing tips from experienced birders on a wide variety of topics like Travel, Listing & Taxonomy, Gear, and Conservation & Community.

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Photo courtesy of Heritage Expeditions 38 Birder's Guide to Gear | November 2018 Nocturnal Bird Calls flight calls and viewing spectrograms, though less comprehensive than the Evans/O'Brien guide. wvbirder.org/noc.htm ■ Nightmigrants website: Similar to Matt Orsie's website. nightmigrants.com/main/ page_recorded_calls.html ■ Paul Driver's blog: A phenomenal resource for viewing spectrograms and listening to record- ings that the Evans and O'Brien CD- ROM/online portal does not have, specifically waders and shorebirds. pjdeye.blogspot.com ■ Flight Calls of Migratory Birds: Eastern North American Landbirds online portal: The best available resource for learning and studying flight calls. oldbird.org/pubs/fcmb/start.htm to make one yourself. oldbird.org ■ Cornell Lab of Ornithology All About Birds website: A great source for learning more about the science and research behind noc- turnal migration. allaboutbirds.org/ the-new-migration-science ■ Cornell's BirdCast website: View bird migration forecasts in real time. birdcast.info Identifying Nocturnal Flight Calls ––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– ■ Surfbirds: Learn how to use spectrograms. tinyurl.com/Surfbirds-spectrograms ■ Matt Orsie's website: A great resource for listening to of Natural History, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut. Howes, P. G. 1912. Fall migration of the Olive- backed Thrush. The Oologist 31:162-167. Online Resources General Guidance ––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– ■ eBird: A great reference for people who want to learn more about noctur- nal migration and how to start listening for nocturnal flight calls in the field. tinyurl.com/eBird-NFC ■ Nemesis Bird website: A great "how-to" guide for the basics of NFC and recording flight calls. nemesisbird.com/bird-science/ night-•ight-call-primer ■ Bill Evans's website: Explore Evans's findings, purchase a hand-built microphone, or learn how none 11. Known Bondholders, Mortgagees, and Other Security Holders Owning or Holding 1 Percent or More of Total Amount of Bonds, Mortgages, or Other Securities. 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