Code of ethics ABA

American Birding Association Code of Ethnics

American Birding Association Code of Ethnics American Birding Association Principles of Birding Ethics Promote the welfare of birds and their environment. 1(a) Support the protection of important bird habitat. 1(b) To avoid stressing birds or exposing them to danger, exercise restraint and caution during observation, photography, sound recording, or filming. Limit the use of recordings [...]

Code of ethics ABA

Código de Ética de la American Birding Association

Código de Ética de American Birding Association Principios de Ética de Observadores de Aves De la Asociación Americana de Observadores de Aves (American Birding Association - ABA) Todos aquellos que disfrutan de las aves y de su observación deberán siempre respetar la vida silvestre, su ambiente y los derechos de los demás. Si surgiera algún [...]

Amazing Encounter with Horned Guans Mating in the Wild

By Andrea Schneibel The amateur photographer was on his first trip to Chiapas’ Sierra Madre earlier this year when he documented the endangered birds’ behavior. Apolinar Basora never thought he would get so lucky. He was on his first birdwatching trip to El Triunfo, a biosphere reserve in the southern Mexican state of Chiapas, and […]

Working for the birds of the Pacific

2017 brings hope for Pacific birds By Mike Britton A new year always brings new hope – but 2017 is a big one for conservation in the Pacific. The last big leap forward in 2015 was the restoration of the islands of Acteon and Gambier in French Polynesia. In 2017 we are on the countdown […]

Birder’s Epic “Big Year” Ends, Fittingly, on Cape Cod

By Mark Faherty With the end of another year comes the results of the latest American Birding Association Big Year competition – and I’m sure you’ve been holding breath waiting to hear the winner. They haven’t announced the official results yet, so you’ll just have to wait. But one of the top competitors chose Cape […]