Current Issue: February 2020

 February 2020

Issue Features

Species Profile: Junco: Snowbirds by Ann Taylor

Winter Garden by Ruth Heuberger

Watcher at the Window: Winter Thaw by Julie Zickefoose

Love/Birds by Jackie Berkebile

Ask Birdsquatch

Short Stories from Al by Al Batt

Top 10 Early Signs of Spring by Bill Thompson, III

Popularly known as the snowbird with its “leaden sky above, snow below” coloration, the dark-eyed junco is a symbol of winter for many in North America. Photo by Pixabay.com.

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Editor's Note

Bird Bites: Millet vs. Milo, and How Much Seed in a Pound of Seed?

If you look at the contents of a birdseed mix, you might find sunflower seeds, cracked corn, or peanuts. Those are pretty well understood commodities. But you might also find millet or milo. What are they, and who eats them? Photo by Pixabay.com.

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