Leading Off

Binocular Buyers Guide

A binocular buyers guide for birders

Here are tips for shoppers and recommendations for the best models at numerous price points … Read More “A binocular buyers guide for birders”

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”


In the News

Bald Eagle

Lead ammo stunts Bald Eagle recovery

Despite rising numbers of Bald Eagles, poisoning from eating carcasses contaminated by lead shot has reduced population growth … Read More “Lead ammo stunts Bald Eagle recovery”


Britain’s Birdfair to return in 2022

The festival will now be known as Global Birdfair, and in 2022, it will take place July 15-17 … Read More “Britain’s Birdfair to return in 2022”

Bird Identification

How to Identify Eastern Bluebird. Photo by Brian E. Small

How to identify bluebirds

Use this advice to distinguish Eastern Bluebirds from Mountain and Western … Read More “How to identify bluebirds”

Current Issue BirdWatching Magazine

See Inside

Submit your photos!

2021 Birds in Flight contest third place: Osprey

Photos of the day: October 16-31, 2021


Recent Tweets

The best mirrorless cameras for bird photography

Reviews of 11 top camera bodies and one game-changing lens …


Birding at home

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”

winter bird feeding

Best tip for winter bird feeding: To thine own self be true

This guest post comes to us from Elaine Cole, owner of Cole’s Wild Bird Products Co., based in Kennesaw, Georgia. Enjoy! Having grown up the daughter of well-known bird-feeding experts, I know all the rules of feeding birds. I know what to feed every season of the year and what type of feeder to put it in. I know how often to … Read More “Best tip for winter bird feeding: To thine own self be true”

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”