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The BWD Homecoming: Marietta, OH

The BWD Homecoming: Marietta, OH

Sept. 28 - Oct. 2, 2016 | Marietta, OH
As a way to say thank you to our longtime fans and subscribers, we’re bringing our popular Reader Rendezvous series home to Marietta, Ohio! The BWD Homecoming will blend southern Ohio birding with personal tours of the places associated with the early days of the magazine: the home of founding publisher Elsa Thompson, the original 1978 office of Bird Watcher’s Digest; our current home offices on Acme Street; the local hotspots that got the Thompsons started as birders; and more!
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At 100, Bird Conservation Treaty More Essential Than Ever

At 100, Bird Conservation Treaty More Essential Than Ever

Posted by Guest Contributor | Mon, 15 Aug 2016
 This opinion piece was written by Peter Marra, George Fenwick, John W. Fitzpatrick, and Scott Lanyon, and posted to the American Bird Conservancy’s abcbirds-action distribution list. For more information, visit https://npogroups.org/lists/info/abcbirds-action. One hundred years ago, on August 16, 1916, the United States and Canada reached a landmark agreement to protect migratory birds, many of which were being hunted...
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Bird ID Guide

Bird Identification Guide

Every day, thousands of people identify mystery birds with our online guide. Our profiles feature photos, descriptions, and in many cases, sound files of hundreds of North American birds. We'll tell you what to look and listen for to identify them in the field.
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The author’s full screen installed on the problem windows. This setup allows full natural light to enter the windows, but safely bounces incoming birds.

A Solution to Stop Birds From Hitting Your Windows

BWD Contributor Julie Zickefoose contrives a solution for a vexing problem. This setup allows full natural light to enter the windows, but safely bounces incoming birds.
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Current Feature

BWD Editor Bill Thompson, III, points out a bird to his daughter Phoebe and son Liam.

Top 10 Reasons to Be a Young Birder

Why become a birder? Young birders Corey Husic and Blake Campbell will give you ten reasons to try out this great hobby.
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