Birder's Guide

AUG 2013

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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ABA Convention: Corpus Christi, Texas April 22–26, 2014 • Corpus Christi, TX ABA Convention Staff: Jeff Gordon, Tom Johnson, Jen Brumfield, George Armistead, and more. Speakers include Gerrit Vyn, Brian Sullivan and Jeffrey Kimball. Registration: Opens Sept 20th, 2013 For all the latest details on these and more events, go to Call Nancy at (800) 850-2473, x234 or email her at to reserve a spot! Migration is at its best in April along the Gulf Coast and there's no better spot to take it all in than Corpus Christi. Join ABA members and staff for thrilling field trips in search of migrants and Texas specialties. PHOTO BY ©TOM JOHNSON Buff-breasted Sandpiper October 7–17, 2014 Capetown and Kruger National Park PHOTO © MARKUS LILJE Saddle-billed Stork ABA Safari Staff: Adam Riley, Jeff & Liz Gordon, Forrest Rowland, George Armistead, and more. Registration: Opens January, 2014 PHOTO © ADAM RILEY South Africa Safari Big game, incredible birds, an amazing group of people all gathering for a great cause. Join the ABA, Rockjumper Worldwide Birding Adventures, and BirdLife South Africa for an utterly unique Safari experience. Safari profits will help support local conservation efforts through BirdLife South Africa. PHOTO © LEON FOUCHE IFO • The Cradle of American Ornithology March 26–30, 2014 • Philadelphia, PA Instructors: George Armistead, Bert Filemyr & Ted Floyd Cost: TBA Limit: 16 people The City of Brotherly Love is the birthplace of our nation, but also the birthplace of bird study in North America. Join Pennsylvania natives Ted Floyd and George Armistead as they retrace the steps of luminaries such as Audubon, Wilson, Cassin, Say, and Bond (yes, James Bond!), among others. We'll examine the rich history of this area and of course go birding too. PHOTO BY GEORGE ARMISTEAD

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