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Membership Program

BirdWatching Membership Program offers premium ID and photo content

Benefits for members include invitations to quarterly webinars featuring David Sibley, Kenn Kaufman, and other experts … Read More “BirdWatching Membership Program offers premium ID and photo content”

birdfeeding shopping list

A birdfeeding shopping list

Contributing Editor Laura Erickson provides advice on how to buy birdseed, suet, and other feeder fare … Read More “A birdfeeding shopping list”

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Black-breasted Puffleg

Working to save the Black-breasted Puffleg

Despite its popularity with the public, Ecuador’s most endangered endemic hummingbird is rare, extremely localized, and not well known by scientists — even those who … Read More “Working to save the Black-breasted Puffleg”

Explaining the recent mass mortality of western birds

After the mortality, a recent roadmap for saving aerial insectivores seems more pertinent than ever … Read More “Explaining the recent mass mortality of western birds”

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Birdwatchers encouraged to vote — and turn out more voters

‘Birds can’t vote, but as one of the millions of Americans who care about them — you can … Read More “Birdwatchers encouraged to vote — and turn out more voters”

Bird Identification

Tufted Titmouse

Identifying North America’s five titmouse species

Kenn Kaufman explains what to look for on these familiar and popular backyard birds … Read More “Identifying North America’s five titmouse species”

Northern Flicker

Northern Flicker’s fascinating color differences explained

David Sibley describes the two common forms of Northern Flicker — Red-shafted and Yellow-Shafted — as well as intergrades and rare abnormally colored birds … Read More “Northern Flicker’s fascinating color differences explained”

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Photography

Reader photos of raptors, warblers, and more

Images of Yellow-breasted Chat, Harpy Eagle, Pine Warbler, Eastern Bluebird, and more from our July/August 2020 issue … Read More “Reader photos of raptors, warblers, and more”

2020 BirdWatching Photography Awards finalists

Wonderful photos of puffins, penguins, Burrowing Owl, Northern Goshawk, hummingbirds, and more … Read More “2020 BirdWatching Photography Awards finalists”

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Photos of the day, August 16-31, 2020

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A birdfeeding shopping list

Contributing Editor Laura Erickson provides advice on how to buy birdseed, suet, and other feeder fare … Read More “A birdfeeding shopping list”

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Tips for finding and growing native plants for birds

This excerpt from Attracting Birds, Butterflies, and Other Backyard Wildlife explains how to purchase native plants for your yard … Read More “Tips for finding and growing native plants for birds”

Birdfeeding basics

Find out how easy it is to attract cardinals, orioles, and other birds with seeds, oranges, suet, and other treats … Read More “Birdfeeding basics”