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Why the Burrowing Owl hisses like a rattlesnake and decorates its burrows with manure — and why its best hope may be the golf course
Five stories show how birdwatchers from coast to coast are using the internet to inform, entertain, connect, and inspire
Hotspots Near You
Maps, tips, and directions for great places to find birds.
Since You Asked
Birder at Large
Peregrine Falcons show the value of our south-most hawk count
Contributing editor Eldon Greij discusses how birds see.
Contributing editor Kenn Kaufman explains what to look for to tell California Gull from Ring-billed and Herring Gulls.
Contributing editor David Allen Sibley explains the surprising way Red-winged Blackbirds hide their wing patches — and why.
On the Move
From Our Readers
Photos and stories about birds from readers: Wood Ducks at High Park in Toronto, a Bushtit nest in Colorado, a Laysan Albatross on Kauai, a Northern Cardinal in Minnesota, a Cedar Waxwing gobbling a berry in Washington, combative Black-bellied Whistling-Ducks in Florida, and a yawning Glaucous-winged Gull in Washington, with stories about close encounters with Gray Catbirds and Black-capped Chickadees and our bimonthly Photo of the Week contest winner: Willow Ptarmigan by Debra Herst.
Hummingbird find, conservation, and America's Birdiest City
Reader photo: The world’s smallest owl.