May/June 2022 From the Editor Earth to Congress: Help! By Matt Mendenhall Are members of Congress not aware of the twin emergencies of climate change and the extinction crisis? Features A passion for Prothonotaries By Charles Pfeifer Why birders in Jackson, Mississippi, pay close attention to the breeding success of their local Prothonotary Warblers. Surrounded on Pipeline Road By Brian Magnier Army ants cornered a birding group along Panama’s famed hotspot, leading to a bevy of bird sightings. Find the Birds By Adam Dhalla How a mobile game is making a positive impact on conservation. Columns Attracting Birds Summer precautions By Laura Erickson How to continue feeding birds after the weather warms up. Birder at Large A harvest of audio riches By Pete Dunne To enjoy a lifetime of birding memories, enhance your skills at identifying birds by sound. ID Tips Violet-green Swallow By Kenn Kaufman Tips for identifying the various plumages and distinguishing the species from Tree Swallow. ID Toolkit Appreciating wingbars By David Sibley Why it’s worth learning about the variety of colors and patterns that appear on a bird’s folded wing. Photographing Birds The home field advantage By Brian E. Small How to get started photographing birds in your yard and why it’s worth the effort. Also in Every Issue Birding Briefs Recent news about avian flu in North America, Andean Condor, Puerto Rican Parrot, and more. On the Wire World Migratory Bird Day’s 2022 theme, a film about prairie birds, and two podcasts we like. Plus, seven new books about birds and birders. Contest Winners The three winning photos from our Bird Portrait Contest.