• By Julie Hart October 20, 2021

    The individuals behind the atlas effort are just as interesting as the birds we’re observing. This spotlight features atlaser Chris Rockwell, the top atlaser in Erie County.

  • By Julie Hart September 24, 2021

    The first annual Big Atlas Weekend was a success with 435 atlasers in NY documenting 206 species and submitting 1888 checklists the weekend of June 25-27! Congratulations to Jeanne Verhulst for submitting a complete checklist with at least one confirmed grassland species!

  • By Julie Hart September 24, 2021

    The first annual Big Atlas Weekend was a success with 435 atlasers in NY documenting 206 species and submitting 1888 checklists the weekend of June 25-27! Congratulations to Jerry Skinner for submitting a complete Atlas checklist with at least one coded species!

  • By Julie Hart September 24, 2021

    The first annual Big Atlas Weekend was a success with 435 atlasers in NY documenting 206 species and submitting 1888 checklists the weekend of June 25-27! Congratulations to Sue Barth for submitting a complete checklist of 5 minutes or more for a priority block with no visits!

  • By Julie Hart September 24, 2021

    The first annual Big Atlas Weekend was a success with 435 atlasers in NY documenting 206 species and submitting 1888 checklists the weekend of June 25-27! Congratulations to Amy Kahn for submitting a complete checklist with at least one confirmed species in a priority block!

  • By Julie Hart September 24, 2021

    The first annual Big Atlas Weekend was a success with 435 atlasers in NY documenting 206 species and submitting 1888 checklists the weekend of June 25-27! Congratulations to Emma DeLeon for being a new atlaser and submitting an Atlas checklist for the first time ever!

  • By Julie Hart September 3, 2021

    Every month from March through August we are running a monthly challenge that highlights a timely aspect of the breeding cycle and gives you a chance to win some Atlas gear. The August challenge was to confirm breeding for a late breeder–American Goldfinch or Cedar Waxwing.

  • By Julie Hart August 27, 2021

    Every month from March through August we are running a monthly challenge that highlights a timely aspect of the breeding cycle and gives you a chance to win some Atlas gear. The June challenge was to submit complete checklists for blocks with <20 daytime hours.

  • By Julie Hart August 23, 2021

    Every month from March through August we are running a monthly challenge that highlights a timely aspect of the breeding cycle and gives you a chance to win some Atlas gear. The July challenge, timed to coincide with prime baby bird season, was to submit confirmed codes for any species.

  • By Julie Hart July 7, 2021

    The May challenge was to submit codes for grassland birds. There were 4,867 entries and Jarvis Shirky was randomly selected as the winner!