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Because Piping Plovers nest on beaches, they face frequent conflicts with humans and predators.
Attracting Birds: Shady Characters
Shade from mature trees attracts many species not usually considered to be backyard birds.
In Search of Ecuador's Newest Bird
Our intrepid reporter traveled well off the beaten path to see a bird species so recently discovered that it still has no official name.
A Chickadee Idyll
After several years with empty nest boxes, the author's backyard finally lured a pair of Chestnut-backed Chickadees to raise a family.
Birding Hotspot: Lostwood Refuge
North Dakota is an unlikely mecca for birders, but the prairie potholes host a number of species that are difficult to see anywhere else.
Photo Essay: Warblers on the Nest
Take an intimate peek into the family life of warblers, some of North America's most beautiful birds.
From the Editor
Authors and Photographers
News, Events, People
From the Backyard
Readers' favorite books
Great Blue Heron
Birds on the Move
Gardening for Birds
Those Amazing Birds
The value of flocks
Shorebird Shapes and Colors
- Kenn Kaufman
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May and June 1999
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