Current issue – June 2017
Beautiful, bi-monthly BirdWatching magazine (formerly Birder’s World) appeals to every bird enthusiast — from backyard birdwatcher to serious birder. Subscribers receive helpful hints for attracting and feeding birds, handy identification tips, photography pointers, info about where to find birds, superb color photography, and much more! Click the corners of the cover above to see inside!
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By Lee Mergner
Why the new book Good Birders Still Don’t Wear White has a larger purpose.
A morning on the Rio Negro
By John R. Nelson
Sidelined by injury on a dream trip, a birder finds comfort in his companions, cocktails, and the Amazon's abundant birds
Lesser is more
By Mary Caswell Stoddard
The true story of the first Lesser Black-backed Gull to breed successfully in North America
For the birds
By Jen Brumfield and Charles Hagner
Why birding a local path, whether it is a vast lake or a city park, can help preserve birds
Since You Asked
Answers to your questions
By Julie Craves
Whether martins help their young learn to fly, why birds destroy squirrel nests, and more.
Birder at Large
For fun and insight
By Pete Dunne
In praise of watching, not chasing, birds.
By Laura Erickson
Musings on the surprising appearances of vagrants.
The original ultralights
By Eldon Greij
Hollow bones, feathers, and more help keep birds airborne.
By Kenn Kaufman
How to distinguish it from other brown thrushes.
Identifying found feathers
By David Sibley
Ignore color and focus on simple guidelines of shape.
This national park on the island of St. John attracts Caribbean specialties such as Bridled Quail-Dove, Green-throated Carib, and Caribbean Elaenia.
By Jason A. Crotty | Published: April 11, 2017
This buffalo sanctuary northwest of Missoula is home to staggering number of raptors, songbirds, and ducks.
By Susie Wall | Published: April 11, 2017