Birder's Guide

MAR 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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to keep migrants on track. Being at the confluence of good habitat further concentrate birds. So, unsurpris- While not the geographic center of Brooklyn, Prospect the city, rather than as a showcase for urbanity, as parkland; on the other hand, you can be most anywhere two coasts, and the mouth of a large river (another lead- Park is in many ways its epicenter. Planned by the in Prospect Park without having an inkling that you're younger sibling was designed as a refuge from isn't deliberately visible, even if framed by beautiful raphy. Coasts tend to concentrate migrants that don't of any county on the U.S. East Coast, with over 400 find yourself in a place where some part of the skyline ingly, Brooklyn has one of the most diverse bird lists unique attribute. The harbor, back bay, and scarcity of species recorded. designers of Manhattan's Central Park, Central's Central was. Walking in Central Park, you will rarely ing line) with such radically different orientations is a want to be blown offshore, and they act as leading lines situated than Brooklyn to take advantage of this geog- situated than Brooklyn to take advantage of this geog- want to be blown offshore, and they act as leading lines ing line) with such radically different orientations is a Central was. Walking in Central Park, you will rarely designers of Manhattan's Central Park, Central's species recorded. unique attribute. The harbor, back bay, and scarcity of ingly, Brooklyn has one of the most diverse bird lists find yourself in a place where some part of the skyline of any county on the U.S. East Coast, with over 400 raphy. Coasts tend to concentrate migrants that don't isn't deliberately visible, even if framed by beautiful younger sibling was designed as a refuge from in Prospect Park without having an inkling that you're Park is in many ways its epicenter. Planned by the two coasts, and the mouth of a large river (another lead- parkland; on the other hand, you can be most anywhere the city, rather than as a showcase for urbanity, as While not the geographic center of Brooklyn, Prospect good habitat further concentrate birds. So, unsurpris- to keep migrants on track. Being at the confluence of 25 April 2018 | Birder's Guide to Travel Brooklyn, New York Doug@fieldguides.com Douglas Gochfeld n Manhattan skyline across the East River from Brooklyn Bridge Park. Photo © Heather Wolf "Brooklyn...I'm from where the hammers rung, news cameras never come." – Jay-Z

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