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Cape A-MAY-zing! Rendezvous

Cape A-MAY-zing! Rendezvous

Cape May, NJ | Oct. 23–27, 2020
Cape May, at the southern tip of New Jersey, is one of the world’s most famous birding hotspots! During fall migration, birds concentrate at the bottom of the New Jersey peninsula, which is bordered on one side by the Atlantic Ocean and on the other by the Delaware Bay, creating a funnel for migrants—especially in the fall. Cape May, New Jersey, has the best birds of prey vantage point in North America.
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The Well-Equipped Birder: A Review of the RYO Ultra-light Bino Harness

The Well-Equipped Birder: A Review of the RYO Ultra-light Bino Harness

Posted by Sarah Clark | Thu, 25 Jun 2020
Depending upon your physique, a conventional neck strap toting a full-sized binocular makes for some severe fatigue after a long session of birding. And while a crisscross harness’s design redistributes the weight more evenly across the back and shoulders, I’ve never found them to be the most comfortable. On my first excursion to Magee Marsh...
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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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