Current Issue: March/April 2022

 March/April 2022

Issue Features

The Hummingbirds of Costa Rica by Jim Burns

Quest for the Colima Warbler by Dawn Hewitt

The Plight of Tree Swallows During an Ice Event by Greg C. Greer

Dwelling on the Dark Side by Eli J. Knapp

Derry and the Birds by Katie Luckini

Cape St. Mary’s Revisited by Mike Potter

What Costa Rica’s hummingbirds add to our perception of North America’s most well-known and frequently photographed family of birds is variety, the spice of any birding life. Photo by C.J. Sharp / Wikimedia.

Columns & Departments

Letters from Readers

Quick Takes by Paul J. Baicich

Migrations: Singing a Different Song by Scott Weidensaul

Cover Species: A Big Bend Adventure: The Colima Warbler by Lee Hoy

Identify Yourself: Observation by Alvaro Jaramillo

Bird Like a Girl: Women Birding Guides: A Growing Trend by Bryony Angell

Birders Question Mark by Mark S. Garland

Birdtography: Gear for Birdtography by Bruce Wunderlich

True Nature: My Search for the Perfect Bird Bath by Julie Zickefoose

Watching Bird Behavior: ‘Virgin Births’ and Reader Observations by David M. Bird

Far Afield: Birding Newfoundland’s Terra Nova National Park by Jerry Uhlman

Spotlight on Kansas

The Colima warbler opts for solitude and spectacular desert views among the Chisos Mountains of Big Bend National Park, so seeing it at the only place it nests in the United States requires a special trip. Photo by L. Hoy.