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Reader Rendezvous: Go Birding with Us in Costa Rica!

Reader Rendezvous: Go Birding with Us in Costa Rica!

Costa Rica | January 7–14, 2020
Join Bird Watcher’s Digest for our second trip to Costa Rica—a paradise for birders! Our 2018 Costa Rica Reader Rendezvous was so popular, we decided to bring it back for 2020—but added a western hotspot twist. All BWD fans are welcome, but if you’ve never birded Costa Rica or the tropics, this might be the trip you’ve been waiting for!
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Hot off the Press! BWD Behind the Scenes

Hot off the Press! BWD Behind the Scenes

Posted by Guest Contributor | Fri, 23 Aug 2019
by Bruce Wunderlich, BWD Production Director In 1978, I worked at the printing company that printed the very first issue of BWD. The printing process has changed so much in the 42 years since I made the printing plates for issue #1. Back then the type was set and pasted up on artboards. Getting everything...
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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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Current Feature

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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Current Feature

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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