Birder's Guide

MAR 2016

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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59 March 2016 | Birder's Guide to Travel ABA Event Puerto Rico Birding Rally For more details and registration, go to: events . aba . org e ve n t s @ a b a . o r g • 8 0 0 . 8 5 0 . 2 47 3 When : October 2–8, 2016 Where : San Juan and La Parguera, Puerto Rico Hosts : Gabriel Lugo, George Armistead and others Hosts : 42 people (trips in groups of up to 14 people) Cost : $2495 From the tiny Puerto Rican Tody, to the ornate Puerto Rican Woodpeck- er, to the bizarre and wonderful Puerto Rican Lizard-Cuckoo, it's easy to see why Puerto Rico is a fabulous birding destination—despite being so close to the U.S. mainland, it's got a rich assortment of endemics. And it certainly doesn't hurt that Puerto Rico is an island of beautiful beaches, wetlands, and forests, including the only tropical rainforest in the U.S. National Forest system, El Yunque. Join us for what promises to be a fantastic birding getaway, whether you're just getting your feet wet in tropical birding, or a veteran hoping for some snazzy, rarer specialties. Photo © Gabriel Lugo Photo © Gabriel Lugo Photo © Gabriel Lugo Photo © George Armistead Photo © Gabriel Lugo

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