Current issue – June 2018
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! Click the corners of the cover above to see inside!
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By Matt Mendenhall
Malkolm Boothroyd’s remarkable photo essay of the birds of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge.
Hummingbirds at home
By William Jobes
Tips and techniques for shooting memorable photos of the avian jewels in your backyard.
A million steps and 10,000 birds
By Diana Doyle
A hike along the Appalachian Trail is not just a walk in the woods. For a birder, it’s a chance to tally every bird she hears and sees — and report them to eBird.
By Malkolm Boothroyd
Photos of the birds and other animals of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge show what could be lost in the name of fossil-fuel extraction.
Since You Asked
Answers to your questions
By Julie Craves
The bird with the most specialized diet, what we know about anting, and more.
Birder at Large
Overcoming gull-ID phobia
By Pete Dunne
Why it’s time to stop ignoring and start identifying gulls.
Filling a gaping hole
By Laura Erickson
After losing a favorite tree, it’s time to plant anew.
By Eldon Greij
Why manakins engage in wild courtship rituals.
By Kenn Kaufman
How to tell it apart from Indigo Bunting.
How waterfowl hide their wings
By David Sibley
Become a better birder by understanding where feathers go when wings are folded.
On a spring or fall morning, you can find more than 50 species at these two spots in the Fraser Valley east of Vancouver.
By Gord Gadsden | Published: April 10, 2018
More than 225 species have been recorded at this refuge in the Central Valley.
By Jerry Uhlman | Published: April 10, 2018