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In addition to the recent news that the North and Middle America Classification Committee of the American Ornithological Society is changing the name Gray Jay … Read More “10 potential changes to the North American checklist”
The all-in-one superzoom capabilities of Sony’s RX10 IV allow birders to shoot stunning wildlife images without the weight of traditional DSLR gear … Read More “Sponsored content: Sharp results with Sony’s RX10 IV camera”
Feeding birds and attracting them to your yard inevitably leads to questions — about feeders, birdhouses, bird baths, baby birds, and more. In this free guide … Read More “Backyard Q&A Guide”
You are invited on an exclusive, U.S.-led and U.S.-managed birding program to Cuba sponsored by BirdWatching magazine in partnership with the … Read More “Cuba bird survey in December 2018 with Noah Strycker”
Eldon Greij explains Manakins dazzling visual and audio displays during their courtship rituals … Read More “Manakins’ wild courtship rituals explained”
What makes human cultural traditions unique? One common answer is that we are better copycats than other species, which allows us to pass our habits … Read More “Swamp Sparrows sing time-honored songs, research shows”
The wildlife species most often associated with the risks of climate change (loss of sea ice, warming oceans, more precipitation) are the so-called charismatic … Read More “Study: Climate change spells trouble for tropical birds”
Scientists put their research on Bicknell’s Thrush into conservation action when they created the Dominican Republic’s first-ever private reserve … Read More “Researchers create private reserve in Dominican Republic for Bicknell’s Thrush”
A female Guam Kingfisher, a brightly colored bird and one of the most endangered bird species on the planet, hatched at the Smithsonian Conservation Biology … Read More “Extinct-in-the-wild kingfisher hatches at Smithsonian”
Bird-conservation and other environmental groups are taking the fight for the Migratory Bird Treaty Act (MBTA) to the courts.
National Audubon Society, American Bird … Read More “Conservation groups sue feds over bird law”
Learn how the shape and pattern of feathers around the eyes can help you identify birds … Read More “David Sibley explains eye-rings”
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Discussions of birding skills focus mainly on finding and identifying birds, but being … Read More “David Sibley explains how to point out a bird’s location”
Painted Bunting is the species we feature on the cover of our November-December issue, which went on sale at Barnes & Noble and other … Read More “Five photos of beautiful, unpredictable Painted Bunting”
UPDATE, AUGUST 15: A Great Black Hawk was spotted in early August in Fortune Rocks, Maine, and observers determined that it was the same bird … Read More “Great Black Hawk spotted on South Padre Island, Texas”
The best way to see adorable but secretive screech-owls is to attract them to your yard. It’s easier than you think, Kevin Walsh …
The Kenai Peninsula provides Alaska with all the conveniences … Read More “Amazing, accessible Alaska”
You are invited on an exclusive, U.S.-led and U.S.-managed birding program to Cuba sponsored by BirdWatching magazine in partnership with the Caribbean Conservation Trust, Inc., with special guest host Noah Strycker, from December 9-18, 2018.
PLEASE NOTE: The survey described below is sold out, but if you would like to be added to the waiting list, please email Gary Markowski … Read More “Cuba bird survey in December 2018 with Noah Strycker”
We’ve published “Hotspots Near You” since October 2006. In it, we provide up-to-date information from local birders about easily accessible places to watch birds. We offer maps, directions, bird lists, links, contact information, and detailed descriptions of hotspots that are great for birding close to home. Read More “Hotspots Near You”
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