The first ever Biggest Week in American Birding brought some serious dollars to Ottawa County businesses and the local press noticed.  The more press like this, and the more effort birders make to be visible as birders, the more that birding (and bird habitat) will be respected and appreciated.

And a hat-tip to Amy Hooper for putting the link up on Facebook.

Written by Corey
Corey is a New Yorker who lived most of his life in upstate New York but has lived in Queens since 2008. He's only been birding since 2005 but has garnered a respectable life list by birding whenever he wasn't working as a union representative or spending time with his family. He lives in Forest Hills with Daisy and Desmond Shearwater. His bird photographs have appeared on the Today Show, in Birding, Living Bird Magazine, Bird Watcher's Digest, and many other fine publications. He is also the author of the American Birding Association Field Guide to the Birds of New York.