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Reader Rendezvous: Rocky Mountain High

Reader Rendezvous: Rocky Mountain High

June 22–26, 2018 | Fort Collins, Colorado
Colorado Rocky Mountain High—Our first western Reader Rendezvous! Among our target birds are some of the West’s most exciting species, including mountain plover, McCown’s longspur, lazuli bunting, white-tailed ptarmigan, brown-capped rosy-finch, Williamson’s sapsucker, and dusky grouse, among many others.
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OTWTB Podcast Episode #35: From Alaska to Maine, and Everything in Between

OTWTB Podcast Episode #35: From Alaska to Maine, and Everything in Between

Posted by Bill-and-Ben T-and-L | Fri, 25 May 2018
Ben is back from Alaska and is headed to Maine for birding festivals. The guys chat about their upcoming travels, the advantages of spotting scopes and when to carry them, carbon-fiber tripods, missed birds and bonus birds, and the joy of having kids smarter than they are. Finally, they reveal their species totals in the...
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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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