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Reader Rendezvous: Have a Ball in the Pantanal!

Reader Rendezvous: Have a Ball in the Pantanal!

Brazil | June 28–July 6, 2020
What birder doesn’t dream of seeing the Brazilian Pantanal? BWD has teamed up with Partnership for International Birding (our partners for last year’s Ecuador Rendezvous) to bring you a Brazilian adventure we call "Having a Ball in the Pantanal!" This is the perfect trip for first-time bird watchers in Brazil, or for those who have been longing to visit the Pantanal. Expect to see 200 species in nine days!
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OTWTB Podcast Episode 61: An Interview with Jim Lawrence

OTWTB Podcast Episode 61: An Interview with Jim Lawrence

Posted by Multiple Podcasters | Wed, 06 Nov 2019
Episode #61 continues our British Invasion Series, which features a series of interviews that BWD Director Wendy Clark conducted at the 2019 British Birdfair in the UK. The British Birdfair is one of the largest gatherings of bird watchers and conservationists from around the world. In this episode Wendy interviews Jim Lawrence, global marketing director for BirdLife International. Jim and Wendy discuss the British Birdfair, US and UK conservation relations, and get distracted by a few excellent bird sightings!
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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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