The Kingbird - Archive of NYSOA's Quarterly Journal
Since January 2010, NYSOA has made back issues of its quarterly journal, The Kingbird, available
online for research and educational purposes. This searchable
archive contains all but the most recent 2-3 years' issues. If you find this archive useful and would like to receive
new issues of The
Kingbird as they are published, please support NYSOA by becoming
Currently the following issues of The Kingbird are available for browsing &
searching: Volumes 1-60 (1950-2010) - a total of 240 regular issues plus the History of the First Fifty Years, a supplement published in 1998.
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Browse Complete Back Issues & 10-year Indices, 1950-2010
As we build the online archive of The Kingbird, we are making
complete back issues available. The menus below contain links for the
issues that are currently in the database. To search the
online database for specific keywords, use the search form below these
complete issue files are fairly large, up to 8MB in size.
Keyword/Text Search of past issues, 1950-2010
Use this search application as you would any of the popular online search
engines. Simply type the word(s) or phrases you wish to search for and
click the Search button. To search for a phrase, enclose it in quotation
marks (e.g. "eastern kingbird"). Below the field where you
enter the keywords, you see "Match" any or all.
Here you can specify whether the search should consider only documents
containing all the words you typed, or those containing any of
the words you typed.
To find a specific regional report, enter the following in the search field (enclosed in quotes):
"region n season yyyy" Example: "region 5 summer 1982"