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Red Knot Rendezvous: Milford, Delaware

Red Knot Rendezvous: Milford, Delaware

May 19-22, 2016 | Milford, DE
Join the BWD Reader Rendezvous team for a wonderful weekend of birding along the southern shore of Delaware in late May 2016! Our focus species for this Rendezvous will be the red knot, a threatened species on the U.S. Endangered Species List.
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Revisiting the Lower Rio Grande Valley

Revisiting the Lower Rio Grande Valley

Posted by Dawn Hewitt | Fri, 08 Apr 2016
Two birding trips to Texas 26 years apart: Certainly there are more human residents in the Lower Rio Grande Valley today, resulting in more sprawl and less wildlife habitat. On the other hand, ecotourism is more of –śa thing–ť today. But then and now, my focus was on birds. Then The year was 1990. 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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