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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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Bruce’s Birdtography: Birds in Flight on a Cloudy Day

Bruce’s Birdtography: Birds in Flight on a Cloudy Day

Posted by Bruce Wunderlich | Mon, 06 Apr 2020
Photographing birds in flight can be challenging, but attempting it on a cloudy day brings a whole new realm of hurdles. One cloudy day while photographing birds in flight with a photographer friend, I expressed discontent with my images. “I can’t get an exposure of the bird without blowing out the sky to white,” I...
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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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