Birder's Guide

MAR 2014

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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March 2014 | Birder's Guide to Travel Birder's Guide to travel M a r c h 2 0 1 4 • v o l . 2 6 , N o . 1 Correspondence From the President Jeffrey A. Gordon From the Editor MichAel l. P. retter Articles Birding Nunavut's Cambridge Bay JiM richArds The 20 Best Birds in Ecuador sAM Woods Birding Urban Arizona MAGill Weber South Africa: The Best of "the Birding Continent" AdAM riley A Review of World Birding Strategies JAson leifester Birding on Southern Vancouver Island Ann niGhtinGAle Pelagic Prep: Getting Ready to Bird at Sea diAnA doyle Pelagic Directory Why We Travel ted floyd On the cover: Travel is all about changing your perspective and getting a fresh take on both the exotic and the familiar. In South Africa, birders from the ABA Area will encounter curious Jackass Penguins on the beaches near Cape Town, experience a fush of spring blossoms during October, and notice a host of other seeming incongruities that will delight the senses and challenge expectations. Join the ABA, Rockjumper Tours, and BirdLife South Africa for a very special southern safari this October—details are in this issue on page 51! Photo © Bjerne's Photography 3 Contents 6 8 12 18 26 38 52 62 70 78 84 1-UpFront.indd 3 3/4/14 12:43 PM

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