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Significant Sightings for Fall, 2021 from Alabama Birdlife

Black-legged Kittiwake 18 Nov 2021 Pelican Peninsula, Dauphin Island, Mobile Co AL Photo by Cynthia Freeman

Sightings columns appear in each issue of Alabama Birdlife, usually with spring/summer and fall/winter groupings. These reports present the most significant seasonal occurrences in the AOS area (Alabama and the Florida Panhandle). With each record is an explanation of why it is important. Reading through these columns is a great way to learn more about […]

2022 version of the official Checklist of Alabama Birds available here.

DSC_8479, Tree Swallow

The Alabama Ornithological Society’s Field Checklist of Alabama Birds was updated in 2022. To download a copy in PDF-format, click here: When printing using Adobe Acrobat, for optimal page sizing select either “Actual size” or “Custom scale” (in the range 100-102%), not “Fit”. This checklist uses the taxonomy of the Check-list of North American Birds […]