|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! |
Cardinals in winter
Why the most popular bird in America is thriving even where it's cold.
Amazing photos of kittiwakes, oystercatchers, and other birds with an unusual home - a shipwreck on Alaska's remote Middleton Island.
Parrots, peacocks, and other flashy fowl make Miami the best place to look for birds you can't count.
The author of The Sibley Guide to Birds tells how he keeps birds from hitting windows at his home.
Hotspots Near You
Four excellent, easy-to-get-to places to find birds, with maps, bird lists, tips, driving directions, and more: Boyce-Thompson Arboretum State Park, Superior, Arizona; Sacramento National Wildlife Refuge, Willows, California; The Wilds, Cumberland, Ohio; Prospect Park, Brooklyn, New York
From the Editor
Yellow-billed Magpies and West Nile virus, kestrel counts, and new research on McKay's Bunting. Plus, a photo gallery of rare bird sightings.
Birder at Large
On the Move
Twelve titles that belong on every birdwatcher's holiday wish list, plus two gifts you can listen to and watch.
Five holiday gifts: Polly Bobbing Head Wind Chime, Homestead Nectar Gem hummingbird feeder, Silver Pod camera and scope rest, Cavallini wrapping paper, and the Rufous Whistler shoulder bag.
From Our Readers
Ornithologist John Kricher answers a reader's question about how birds around the world are named.
Since You Asked
Four pages of stories and photos submitted by readers, including a mockingbird harassing a Harris's Hawk, and a pair of young Great Gray Owls in Yellowstone.
Links to every advertiser in the December issue.
Birding tours, events, bird seed, lodging, and more.