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Reader Rendezvous: Go Birding with Us in Costa Rica!

Reader Rendezvous: Go Birding with Us in Costa Rica!

Costa Rica | January 7–14, 2020
Join Bird Watcher’s Digest for our second trip to Costa Rica—a paradise for birders! Our 2018 Costa Rica Reader Rendezvous was so popular, we decided to bring it back for 2020—but added a western hotspot twist. All BWD fans are welcome, but if you’ve never birded Costa Rica or the tropics, this might be the trip you’ve been waiting for!
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OTWTB Podcast Episode 57: Introducing Two New Hosts: Wendy Clark and Dawn Hewitt, Part 2

OTWTB Podcast Episode 57: Introducing Two New Hosts: Wendy Clark and Dawn Hewitt, Part 2

Posted by Multiple Podcasters | Tue, 16 Jul 2019
Two new hosts join Alvaro and Raymond on our OTWTB podcast: BWD publisher Wendy Clark and BWD editor Dawn Hewitt! In the second part of this two-part episode, they discuss Wendy’s introduction to birding with the sighting of a rare bird at the 2009 Midwest Birding Symposium, the changes in her life (and Bird Watcher’s Digest!) over the past six months, what’s...
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Bird ID Guide

Bird Identification Guide

What bird is that? Consult our bird identification guide to ID mystery birds in the backyard and beyond. We have photos, song recordings, in-depth entries, and more to help bird watchers correctly identify the birds they spot.
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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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