Birding Aboard


There are many ways to enjoy birding aboard. Begin by reading about birding from a cruising boat. Take a look at the articles and blogs listed on this page. Whether you’re a beginner or advanced birder, a coastal or offshore boater, make an effort to document the birds you see during each transit or passage. How-to information, including downloads for kids aboard and rallies, is all included here.


Look here for articles on the Birding Aboard project, and for general-interest articles on birding from a cruising boat. Read More…


Tally sheets, camera and field guide resources, seabird cockpit primers, kids homeschooling material, rally captains’ bag material can all be downloaded here.

Species Seen

Birding Aboard participation has spanned over 100 degrees of latitude — from the Gulf of Maine at North 48º to South 58º on Antarctica’s Weddell Sea. Read More…