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BirdWatching

July/August 2021
Magazine

BirdWatching is a must-read for anyone who loves birds, whether you are a casual birdwatcher or avid birder. Each issue includes articles by the best known, most respected names in birding, identification tips, spectacular photography, hands-on information about the best birding locations in North America, answers to intriguing reader questions, and much more.

For the birds

BirdWatching

Montana marvel • Acoustic array detects possible new Upland Sandpiper route

Partnerships make a big difference for birds

Potential checklist changes

A high honor • Frogmouths take ‘most Instagrammable’ prize

‘A sense of loss and grief’ • Conservation project on Maui fails due to mosquito-borne avian malaria

Critical habitat established

A swift record

The condor’s diverse genome • Researcher: America was once home to tens of thousands of condors

CLARIFICATION AND UPDATE

Get it right in camera • Why the settings you select should reflect what kind of photo you want to make

Hawk watching GOATs • Pete reflects on several of the best hawk watchers he has had the pleasure to raise binoculars with

A SEABIRD HAVEN • On the Canadian islands of Haida Gwaii, the work to save the Ancient Murrelet goes on

DON’T CONTRIBUTE TO THE PROBLEM

THE GOSHAWKS OF HAIDA GWAII

BINOCULAR BUYERS GUIDE • Tips for shoppers and recommendations for the best models at numerous price points

A flutter of gray and gold • Why landowners are key to keeping Golden-winged Warblers singing in the North Carolina high country

NAMING RIGHTS • The American Ornithological Society backs efforts to change the names of birds named for people

WHAT ABOUT FIELD GUIDES?

Snowy Plover

Classification and conservation

hotspots near you

spearfish canyon scenic byway

AT A GLANCE

AT A GLANCE

ford house

Two tracks toward independence • Why some young birds emerge from eggs fully feathered, and others come out blind, naked, and helpless

Attracting sky birds • Bluebirds prefer wide-open spaces, nest boxes, and the occasional mealworm

book shelf

Fleeting moments • Birding experiences and photographs submitted by readers

When birds get wet • How feathers react after a drenching can affect our perceptions of birds’ appearances


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Frequency: Every other month Pages: 60 Publisher: Madavor Media, LLC Edition: July/August 2021

OverDrive Magazine

  • Release date: June 5, 2021

Formats

OverDrive Magazine

subjects

Travel & Outdoor

Languages

English

BirdWatching is a must-read for anyone who loves birds, whether you are a casual birdwatcher or avid birder. Each issue includes articles by the best known, most respected names in birding, identification tips, spectacular photography, hands-on information about the best birding locations in North America, answers to intriguing reader questions, and much more.

For the birds

BirdWatching

Montana marvel • Acoustic array detects possible new Upland Sandpiper route

Partnerships make a big difference for birds

Potential checklist changes

A high honor • Frogmouths take ‘most Instagrammable’ prize

‘A sense of loss and grief’ • Conservation project on Maui fails due to mosquito-borne avian malaria

Critical habitat established

A swift record

The condor’s diverse genome • Researcher: America was once home to tens of thousands of condors

CLARIFICATION AND UPDATE

Get it right in camera • Why the settings you select should reflect what kind of photo you want to make

Hawk watching GOATs • Pete reflects on several of the best hawk watchers he has had the pleasure to raise binoculars with

A SEABIRD HAVEN • On the Canadian islands of Haida Gwaii, the work to save the Ancient Murrelet goes on

DON’T CONTRIBUTE TO THE PROBLEM

THE GOSHAWKS OF HAIDA GWAII

BINOCULAR BUYERS GUIDE • Tips for shoppers and recommendations for the best models at numerous price points

A flutter of gray and gold • Why landowners are key to keeping Golden-winged Warblers singing in the North Carolina high country

NAMING RIGHTS • The American Ornithological Society backs efforts to change the names of birds named for people

WHAT ABOUT FIELD GUIDES?

Snowy Plover

Classification and conservation

hotspots near you

spearfish canyon scenic byway

AT A GLANCE

AT A GLANCE

ford house

Two tracks toward independence • Why some young birds emerge from eggs fully feathered, and others come out blind, naked, and helpless

Attracting sky birds • Bluebirds prefer wide-open spaces, nest boxes, and the occasional mealworm

book shelf

Fleeting moments • Birding experiences and photographs submitted by readers

When birds get wet • How feathers react after a drenching can affect our perceptions of birds’ appearances


Expand title description text