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The Road to Recovery
Activities carried out under the Endangered Species Act have saved several species from extinction and enabled them to increase their numbers, including Northern Aplomado Falcon and Whooping Crane.
A few years ago no California Condors survived in the wild. Now dozens of condors fly free in California, Arizona, and Utah.
Species Profile: Pine Siskins
Pine Siskins are usually found in large flocks or not at all. If you don't have a flock at your feeder this winter, then you can expect to see siskins next year.
John Sill, The Artist Behind the Paintings
John Sill paints birds in a variety of ways, including serious studies of birds in their natural habitats and "sill-y" portraits of birds that exist only in our imaginations.
Birding Hotspot: Niagara Falls
Normal tourists avoid Niagara Falls in winter, but traveling birders are rarely accused of being normal. To see gulls and ducks in abundance, then Niagars Falls is the place to be - in winter.
Photo Essay: Surviving Northern Winters
Beauty in the face of adversity.
Attracting Birds: Southwestern Bird Gardening
With a good plan, a lot of work, and a number of years, the author and his wife turned their yard into a magnet for birds.
From the Editor
Introducing the new editor.
Authors and Photographers
News, Events, People
From the Backyard
Birder at Large
With New Eyes
- Pete Dunne
Basic books for birders
- Michael S. Quinton
Gardening for Birds
Gizzards and teeth
New products for birders
Calendar of Events
January and February 1999