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Pipits in the Potholes: Birding in North Dakota

Pipits in the Potholes: Birding in North Dakota

June 19-23, 2019 | North Dakota
Dozens of American white pelicans wheel overhead, while the songs of chestnut-collared longspur, grasshopper sparrow, and a winnowing snipe roll across the waving prairie grass. Black terns cry from a nearby slough and a sora scampers across a mudflat past a stock-still American bittern. Enjoy scenes like this while birding the prairie potholes in the Coteau region of North Dakota.
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OTWTB Podcast Episode 52: Traveling Birds and Birders

OTWTB Podcast Episode 52: Traveling Birds and Birders

Posted by Bill-and-Ben T-and-L | Thu, 21 Mar 2019
Alvaro recounts tales from Japan, including fish eagles, fish owls, and talking toilets. Also, the guys discuss the Chilean/Argentinian divide, and geography’s impact on both bird distribution and human culture. The topic turns to the true Zen nature of birding and how it may challenge some of your bird ID assumptions! All this and more...
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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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