2nd Virginia Breeding Bird Atlas

News and Resources

'Belted Kingfisher Female' by Ashley Peele
Atlas Season 1 Early Results
Now that we've wrapped our first season of the VABBA2, we wanted to share some of the preliminary results from data generated by volunteers this season.  Click here to view the Season 1 Summary.

Helpful eBird Tutorials
Atlas Stories and Updates
Articles about the Atlas project Helpful birding links and resources
  • Cornell's Birds of North America Online: an excellent reference for comprehensive life history information on all North American birds.  Atlas volunteers now receive a discounted membership!  Contact Ashley (atlas coordinator) about receiving this discount.
  • Check out this helpful link for testing and certifying your bird knowledge: Birder Certification Online
  • Cornell's All About Birds site is fantastic resource for atlas volunteers looking for more detailed species information than what can be found 
For the Young Birders...
  • For an interesting page recommended by one of our younger birders, Anabel.  Check out Birds in the Air for lots of useful birdwatching links.
  • Download our Young Birders Worksheet for a simplified datasheet that kids can use to collect breeding information.  Parents, please help your young birders enter their observatiosn into the Atlas eBird portal.