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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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Following the Birds: From Nepal to Hawk Mountain

Following the Birds: From Nepal to Hawk Mountain

Posted by Guest Contributor | Fri, 06 May 2016
By Anisha Pokharel, Conservation Science Trainee, Hawk Mountain Sanctuary, Pennsylvania.  I sing a song Of the Blue Mountains that stand with pride Of the cool breeze that passes by And the magnificent raptors that fly by. I sing the song of turkey vulture That loves dancing up and down, back and fro, Tickling my inner desire to...
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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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