2015-16: Weekly Categories
Want to plan your submissions for each week? Here's a peak at the categories for this season.
November 11 - November 15
Your Yard & Feeders
We want to see your bird-friendly yards and feeders! What makes a yard bird-friendly? Visit YardMap to find out.
November 18 - November 22
This week: hummingbird photos only!
November 25 - November 29
Birds with Food or at the Feeder
Show us your hungry birds!
December 2 - December 6
Woodpeckers & Nuthatches
All species of woodpeckers & nuthatches are welcome!
December 9 - December 13
The Cardinalidae family includes cardinals, grosbeaks, tanagers, Dickcissels, and buntings.
December 16 - December 20
Boring is Beautiful
Birds that you might consider “boring” are the heart of our dataset! Show us your common, “boring” birds!
December 23 - December 27
New World Sparrows & Allies
This taxonomic group includes sparrows, juncos, and towhees, but not House Sparrows.
January 6 - January 10
Birds in Flight
Let’s take off — show us some flying birds!
January 13 - January 17
Grouse, quails, partridges, and turkeys are all ground dwellers.
January 20 - January 24
Birds & Water
Bathing, swimming, drinking, or rain – as long as there’s water!
January 27 - January 31
The taxonomic family Turdidae includes thrushes, bluebirds, American Robins, Veerys, and the Townsend’s Solitaire.
February 3 - February 7
Finches & Friends
The taxonomic family Fringillidae includes finches, siskins, crossbills, and Pine and Evening Grosbeaks.
February 10 - February 14
Birds of Prey
If the bird hunts, or scavenges for food, we want to see it!
February 17 - February 21