Short-billed Dowitcher ML256704571
Short-billed Dowitcher Limnodromus griseus

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A common question we often receive is, “What makes Atlasing different than eBirding?”  The correct response has more than just one answer!  Guidelines like focusing on priority blocks, traveling <1 mile, and Atlasing for <1 hour on each checklist are just a few examples.  However, one of the biggest (and most important) differences between Atlasing […]

The 2023 Big Atlas Weekend is over! North Carolina kicked it out of the park for Nocturnal Atlasing and came in second place, along with Ontario in third, as Runners-up to Puerto Rico!, winner of this year’s event.

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