An army of robotic, automated microphones and cameras may eventually render all us birders and field naturalists irrelevant, but in the meantime, scientists are tapping into our collective expertise to advance knowledge of biodiversity patterns across spatial scales all over the world.
…witness one of North America’s most amazing natural phenomena in North Carolina’s “back yard,” the annual arrival of hundreds of thousands of feathered dinosaurs from the Arctic.
Birding can be fun for anyone. If you haven’t given it a shot, read on for a crash course!
The pieces of geography enclosed within NC borders act like a crossroads for virtually all of Eastern North America’s major eco-regions—perfect for assembling an impressively diverse list of bird species.
Will our love for birds help them survive the Earth’s ongoing 6th mass extinction?