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Reader Rendezvous: The Texas Bird'em Tour

Reader Rendezvous: The Texas Bird'em Tour

March 11-13, 2016 | McAllen, Texas
The first Bird Watcher's Digest Reader Rendezvous of 2016 is headed to McAllen, Texas, home to birds with exotic names and very limited ranges: plain chachalaca, green jay, Altamira oriole, ferruginous pygmy-owl, great kiskadee, clay-colored thrush (formerly robin), ringed and green kingfishers, Muscovy duck, and many others. We'll spend the weekend hitting some of the Valley's hottest birding hotspots, accompanied by knowledgeable local bird guides.
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It’s Not Magic, but…

It’s Not Magic, but…

Posted by Bo Beolens | Wed, 03 Feb 2016
  Like a huge number of tourism authorities, tour companies, optics makers, and charities, the British Bird Fair is my opportunity to get feedback from birders in the UK and, in fact, all over the world. Our “Birding For All” stand is all about the charity I set up to encourage service providers to look...
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Bird ID Guide

Online 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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