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Fatbirder is the premier birders’ web resource about birds, birding and birdwatching. Whether you are looking for facts about hummingbirds, songbirds, shorebirds or raptors in your backyard or are planning a trip or birding tour anywhere in the world Fatbirder is the site for you.
There are tens of thousands of links on two thousand pages about birding everywhere; a page for every country & state & every bird family.
It’s all here from RSPB wildlife reserves or Audubon bird sanctuaries to the best bird watching binoculars and spotting scopes. There are page sections on books, guides, forums, reserves, accommodation, trip report, bird clubs and more as well as pages on topics such as ornithology, twitching, endangered species, conservation, equipment, pelagics, birding holidays and much more.
Fatbirder benefits hugely from the contributions of birders, photographers, ornithologists and birdwatchers from all over the world. Local birders wrote most country and state introductions, and Fatbirder users took most of the photographs featured. As always, we welcome feedback and suggestions.
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- The Black-browed Babbler, widely considered by experts the ‘greatest enigma in Indonesian ornithology’, has been unexpectedly rediscovered in the rainforests of Borneo more than 172 years after it was first seen. This ...moreFebruary 25th, 2021
- BirdLife has joined forces with big voices in the conservation and energy sectors to develop a new set of global renewable energy guidelines. These best-practice steps outline how to keep nature safe ...moreFebruary 24th, 2021
- A new online tool, just launched by the British Trust for Ornithology (BTO), opens up the previously hidden world of bats, bush-crickets, and small mammals. The BTO Acoustic Pipeline brings cutting-edge sound ...moreFebruary 19th, 2021
- Great news for the Gran Chaco, South America’s second largest forest and home to a host of rare and threatened species. This year, a major national park in Argentina will expand its ...moreJanuary 18th, 2021
- | Flight Identification of European Passerines and Select Landbirds – An Illustrated and Photographic Guide | By Tamasz Cofta | Photographs by Michał Skakuj | WILDGuides | 2021 | Flexibound | 496 ...moreFebruary 9th, 2021
- Get ready to take part in the Eurasian Shorebird Survey (ESS) this January! A hundred counting location have already been registered and it’s counting! See their website for details and registration.December 14th, 2020
- The latest Grumpy Old Birder Article is now on line as well as on page 19 of the January 2021 edition of Birdwatching Magazine (UK) Read it HEREDecember 14th, 2020