August 2020

 August 2020

Issue Features

Species Profile: Cooper’s Hawk: This Bird Hunter Is Moving into Town by Gayle A. Robison

Cooper’s Hawk: The Perfect Backyard Dinosaur by Jeffrey A. Gordon

Watcher at the Window: Late Summer Musings by Julie Zickefoose

Letter to the Editor

My Backyard: A Ray of Sunshine in Troubling Times by Marion Ball

Ask Birdsquatch

Short Stories from Al by Al Batt

A Bee-resistant Hummingbird Feeder? by Dawn Hewitt

This bird hunter is moving into town! Cooper's hawk photo by B. Wunderlich.


Editor’s Note

Bird Bites: Mantids Threaten Hummingbirds, and Reminder: Wash Your Bird Feeders!

Many gardeners appreciate mantises because they voraciously eat garden pests. But if there is a mantis on your nectar feeder, you’d be wise to relocate it to your vegetable garden. Photo by Shiv's fotografia / Wikimedia.