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The Georgia Birding on My Mind Rendezvous

The Georgia Birding on My Mind Rendezvous

February 9-12, 2017 | Tybee Island, GA
Join the BWD staff and expert local guides for four-plus days of amazing birding in the Tybee Island/Savannah area of coastal Georgia. This Rendezvous, called “Georgia Birding on My Mind,” will hit a half-dozen of the region’s best hotspots, as well as historical and cultural points of interest. Even better, our home base during the Rendezvous is the Hotel Tybee, right on the beach on Tybee Island, an area that is called “Georgia’s Playground.”
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Happy Hawk-Watching Season!

Happy Hawk-Watching Season!

Posted by Dawn Hewitt | Mon, 03 Oct 2016
It’s fall. It’s hawk-watching season. About a year ago, I stopped by the Detroit River Hawk Watch, in Brownstown, Michigan, on the western edge of Lake Erie. On that day, official hawk counters tallied 58 turkey vultures, 7 bald eagles, 42 northern harriers, 271 sharp-shins, 14 red-tails, 37 kestrels, and umpteen thousand broad-wings. Although I...
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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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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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