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Current Issue: September/October 2014
Bird Watcher's Digest September/October 2014
Cover species: Passenger Pigeon. ID Yourself: Falcons. Far Afield: Birding Alabama's Tennessee Valley. Other features: I Come in Peace; Take Me To Your Birder, True Nature: Fire On the Prairie, and more!

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    Front Cover: House wren. Watcher at the Window: A Bunting Named Piper. Issue Features: Fifteen Fun Facts About Feathers, Readers Write, Photo Blog, and more!

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