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Hog Island Rendezvous: Puffins & Stuff

Hog Island Rendezvous: Puffins & Stuff

May 28 - Jun. 2, 2017 | Hog Island, ME
Who wants to see some puffins? The staff of Bird Watcher's Digest is headed to Hog Island, Maine, next spring for a six-day adventure full of puffins, terns, guillemots, and a ton of other sea-loving birds. Registration is open! Please join us in Maine next spring for this exciting Reader Rendezvous.
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Birding Chiapas, Mexico’s Southernmost State

Birding Chiapas, Mexico’s Southernmost State

Posted by Dawn Hewitt | Thu, 23 Feb 2017
It was an invitation I couldn’t refuse: My dear friend Marie’s husband would be spending about a week at a work conference in San Cristobal de las Casas, Chiapas, Mexico, in late October. Would I like to accompany them, and Marie and I would go birding while Raymundo was working? You bet I would! Marie...
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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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