April 2019

 April 2019

Issue Features

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

Ask Birdsquatch

Short Stories from Al by Al Batt

A new rental house with a barn swallow nest on the front porch proved to provide years of entertainment and life lessons for author Norman Lavers. Soon, this bird will be widespread and common across the lower 48 states and southern Canada. Photo by D. Prakash / Wikimedia.

Departments

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?

Start watching for the northward progression of ruby-throated hummingbirds! Photo by J. Hirst.

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