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The sunny Florida Keys are where to go for the highest Peregrine Falcon totals of any North American hawk watch.
The largest concentration of migrating raptors in the United States or Canada makes tiny Hazel Bazemore Park a hawk-watching powerhouse.
Lure of the list
What every birdwatcher needs to know about the ever-changing AOU and ABA checklists.
Hotspots Near You
Four easy-to-get-to places to visit this autumn, with maps, bird lists, tips, driving directions, and more:
From the Editor
Kirtland's Warblers breed outside Michigan again, AOU check-list changes, Black Swift colonies found, rare bird photos, and a new route for Whooping Cranes.
Birder at Large
On the Move
Why we like the new one-volume Peterson Field Guide to Birds of North America.
GreenBird House, Recycled Peanut Feeder, Bird Magnet Suet Log, Nite Guard, and Squirrel Buster Mini.
From Our Readers
Solving a reader's grackle problem, praise for featured hotspots in Ontario and California, and more letters from readers.
Since You Asked
Great photos from readers of a Plush-crested Jay, a Barn Swallow nest, plus a chance to win a field guide.
Links to every advertiser in the October issue.
Tours, lodging, feeders and seed, business opportunities, and more.