- Watching Backyard Birds
A rental house with a barn swallow nest provided years of entertainment and life lessons for WBB contributor Norman Lavers. Read his observations of this sleek little bird. Have you considered renovating your backyard to be more comfortable for birds? Contributor Elizabeth Bacher offers 11 ideas to make your property more appealing and safer for your feathered friends. It's likely that the most beautiful birds to visit your yards never come to your feeders. Learn how to find and see secretive warblers in your trees and shrubbery! Find all this and more in the April 2019 issue of Watching Backyard Birds!Read This Issue Online »
Species Profile: Barn Swallow Summers by Norman Lavers
Watcher at the Window: Mowing the Meadow by Julie Zickefoose
Readers Write: A Giant Among Birds by Hank Weber
The Backyard: Home Improvement by Elizabeth Bacher
Backyard Warbler Watching by Eirik A.T. Blom
Short Stories from Al by Al Batt
Note from WBB: The Best Backyard Bird Watching of the Year!
Bird Bites: Barn Swallow Tidbits; The Hummingbirds Are Coming; Which Birds Use Nest Boxes?