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Meet Three of NYC's Young Birders

Rebecca Minardi | Apr 3, 2021: 
In our work to protect birds and the natural spaces they need, few efforts are more important than introducing young people to the joy and wonder of birding. In this article, three past and present KIDS Members share some of what they’ve learned along their birding journeys . . . so far.

The Migrants Are Coming: Tips for Spring Birding

Ned Boyajian | Apr 3, 2021: 
If you’re new to birding, or just in need of a refresher, here are some tips from experienced local birders to help you get the most out of spring migration, which in New York City is at its peak from late April through mid-May. Come on out and get to know the birds!

The new nycaudubon.org

Andrew Maas | Apr 2, 2021: 
Welcome to the new nycaudubon.org! We are very happy to launch a completely redesigned site, building upon the excellent foundation of our site’s previous iteration, a spectacular volunteer effort led by former Board Member and Advisory Council Member Lynne Hertzog in 2012. Our new site, conceived over the past year in collaboration with the talented firm Reitdesign, sports NYC Bird Alliance’s fresh new color scheme and logo in a modern web platform. Updated and expanded content offers a new perspective on all that NYC Bird Alliance does to protect New York City’s birds and their habitat. Learn about our websites' new features and content.

Rebuilt, Expanded dBird Aims to Spread Its Wings Across North America

Andrew Maas | Apr 12, 2021: 
dBird, NYC Bird Alliance's online crowd-sourced bird mortality and injury data collection tool, has been rebuilt in partnership with Seattle Audubon and moved to a new home at https://dbird.org. Launched just in time for spring migration, a greatly expanded dBird allows Audubon chapters and other organizations across North America to report and manage bird-mortality data within their own regions.