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The Re•Think Birding Travel Expo

The Re•Think Birding Travel Expo

February 11-13, 2021
From 2015 to 2018, Bird Watcher's Digest successfully gathered the world of birding in once place with the American Birding Expo. Now we’re ready to do it again! The Re•Think Birding Travel Expo will have the same great vibes and experiences, but this time we’re going virtual. We're joining forces with the Re•Think Marketing Team in pursuit of a shared global mission: To help birding tourism recover in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. The Re•Think Birding Travel Expo will be powerful, productive, and positive for sponsors, exhibitors, and attendees alike.
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Bruce’s Top 10 Scary Birds

Bruce’s Top 10 Scary Birds

Posted by Bruce Wunderlich | Thu, 21 Oct 2021
For Halloween, I thought it would be fun to make a list of my top 10 scary birds. Remember the 1963 Alfred Hitchcock classic The Birds? The plot centers on a series of violent bird attacks on the people of Bodega Bay, California. Most of the birds used in the film were real crows, ravens,...
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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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Chickadee nestling photo by Shutterstock.

What to Do If You Find a Baby Bird

Aside from being an author, artist, and columnist well-known to Bird Watcher's Digest and Watching Backyard Birds readers alike, Julie Zickefoose is also a licensed wildlife rehabilitator with a wealth of experience in caring for injured birds. If you encounter a nestling or fledgling outside the nest, learn how to assess if the bird is in danger—and whether it's wise to intervene—and if so, what to do.
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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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