• Saltmarsh Sparrow ML229727731
    By Gabriel Foley September 26, 2023

    The April 2023 issue of What’s Hatching? is now available! To download, click here.

  • Gray Catbird ML473122551
    By Dave Ziolkowski September 26, 2023

    An Incomplete Audio Guide to Fledgling Calls My hope is that this guide will help you as you perform Maryland’s 3rd Breeding Bird Atlas. This guide is not intended to provide a comprehensive catalog of species nor every variation that each species might make.

  • By Gabriel Foley September 26, 2023

    Jonathan Irons, from Queenstown, is a lifelong birder and has partnered with BBA3 and MDNR to atlas in low-effort blocks, especially at night, on the Eastern Shore. What made you interested in birds?

  • Northern Mockingbird ML105396991
    By Gabriel Foley May 31, 2023

    The annual Big Atlas Weekend is back! Go atlasing June 23–25, and be sure to join us for a our kickoff trivia night on June 21.

  • Common Raven ML497847081
    By Gabriel Foley April 6, 2023

    Most of the time when you see a raven, its size is hard to appreciate because there’s not much there for context. Usually, it’s somewhat distant and, more often than not, flying.

  • Great Horned Owl ML393991631
    By Andrew Rapp April 6, 2023

    Nocturnal atlasing can be intimidating as you venture into unfamiliar areas in the dark, but it is the gateway to a whole new birding experience. The goal of this article is to equip you with some tips and tricks to safely and effectively atlas at night.