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July/August 2020

Features

Birds, now more than ever

Birds, now more than ever

During this time of extreme uncertainty, birds have the power to lift us up.

A year with Carolina Wrens

A year with Carolina Wrens

Through the seasons with the hardy, honey-voiced songbirds of the East.

Slipping over to the dark side

Slipping over to the dark side

How a lifelong birder discovered the joys and challenges of dragonflies and damselflies.

Nature’s bird feeders

Nature’s bird feeders

To create productive landscapes for birds, grow native plants and trees that provide the largest number of edible insects.

Good birders: Corina Newsome

Good birders: Corina Newsome

One of birding’s social media stars found her way thanks to a mentor who took her under her wing.

Columns

Photographing Birds

Do no harm

Do no harm

An expert photographer’s advice on the ethics of bird photography.

Birder at Large

The quail connection

The quail connection

A mutual appreciation for California’s state bird cements an important relationship.

Amazing Birds

Those brainy birds

Those brainy birds

Why science misunderstood birds’ brains for a century — and what we now know.

Attracting Birds

Pandemic birding

Pandemic birding

When we’re hunkering down, backyard birding can do the heart good.

ID Tips

The titmouse team

The titmouse team

How to identify North America's five species of titmouse.

ID Toolkit

Flight clues

Flight clues

How a bird flies and moves in foliage can help you identify it.

Also in Every Issue

Birding Briefs

Birding Briefs

Important news about birds, birdwatching, and conservation.
Bookshelf

Bookshelf

New books about the real James Bond, the world’s largest owl, Teddy Roosevelt, and more.
Your View

Your View

Readers' photos of of Yellow-breasted Chat, Hooded Oriole, Harpy Eagle, and more.