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By dgross April 12, 2018
The Festival of the Birds will be held this year at Presque Isle State Park, Erie, on May 18-20, 2018. Presque Isle State Park is one of the very best and most popular birding spots in the state.
By Team eBird April 5, 2018
This month’s eBirder of the Month challenge, sponsored by Carl Zeiss Sports Optics, encourages precise eBirding with eBird Mobile. The eBirder of the Month will be drawn from eBirders who submit 15 or more eligible checklists in April with eBird Mobile ‘tracks’ that are less than 8km (5mi) in distance.
By dgross March 22, 2018
The internationally famous and innovative bird identification expert, photographer, and author Richard Crossley has introduced a very different kind of bird field guide to the world known as the Crossley ID Guides. Richard will be visiting the Penn State campus on Saturday, April 7, to present a free program and sign his books at a reception at the Nittany Lion Inn’s Alumni Fireside Lounge.
By dgross March 19, 2018
The Northern Goshawk is one of the state’s rarest breeding raptors and an appropriate symbol of Pennsylvania’s wildest forests. The PA Game Commission is one of the partners in a PA Goshawk Project that also involves Penn State, the PA Biological Survey (OTC), Hawk Mountain Sanctuary, Allegheny National Forest, the Central Appalachian Goshawk Project, DCNR Bureau of Forestry, and some falconers.
By dgross March 15, 2018
Love ‘em or hate ‘em, crows are fascinating creatures. Kevin McGowan of Cornell Laboratory of Ornithology will give a fascinating presentation about crows at Penn State University campus on April 4.
By Team eBird March 12, 2018
On 5 May 2018, Global Big Day is back. Wherever you are in the world, go eBirding on 5 May to be a part of birding's biggest day!
By dgross February 14, 2018
The Great Backyard Bird Count is an event that attracts bird watchers of all ages and abilities. Bring on the crowd of backyard birders!
By dgross February 2, 2018
The February issue of the Pennsylvania Game News features the Snowy Owl, certainly the “Spectacular Visitor” to Pennsylvania and anywhere else it roams. It is also known by many as the “white owl,” or Harry Potter’s Hedwig.
By Team eBird January 11, 2018
Let 2018 be the year to step up your eBird use. If you have enjoyed tapping into eBird reports from others, set a goal to start contributing your own sightings in 2018.
By Team eBird January 11, 2018
This month’s eBirder of the month challenge, sponsored by Carl Zeiss Sports Optics, gives you an excuse to get out there at the start of 2018 and see what you can find! In order to qualify as the first eBirder of the Month in 2018, all you have to do is submit one eBird checklist for each day in January.