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Marsh Madness Reader Rendezvous

Marsh Madness Reader Rendezvous

Linton & Bloomington, IN | Feb. 12-16, 2021
Go birding with BWD editor Dawn Hewitt in her old stomping grounds in Indiana! February is prime whooping-crane viewing season in the southern part of the state. We'll spend one day at Goose Pond Fish and Wildlife Area, where sandhill cranes usually number in the thousands, and vast flocks of snow and greater white-fronted geese can be mind-blowing. We’ll also spend a day at Lake Monroe, Indiana’s largest lake, which usually hosts dozens of bald eagles (and occasionally a golden!) each winter along with a nice mix of ducks, loons, swans and grebes.
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Join BWD for Global Bird Weekend!

Join BWD for Global Bird Weekend!

Posted by BWD Staff | Wed, 16 Sep 2020
Bird Watcher’s Digest is joining friends around the world in The Global Bird Weekend, and we’re inviting you to join us, too!  WHO IS INVOLVED  Tim Appleton of Rutland, England, was the beloved face of the British Birdfair for more than 30 years, and his vision, spirit, and energy inspired its success for decades. Because our world has changed due to COVID-19...
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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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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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