Bird Watcher's Digest May/June 2017

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  • Our Cover Species: Magnolia Warbler by Jim Hausman
  • Birds and Battalions Birding Fort Hood by Craig Springer & Lesli Gray
  • A Special Sight at Malheur by Kathleen G. Elston
  • Searching for Ceruleans by Kevin Starner
  • The Harrier Moments of a Magical Father’s Day by Eli Knapp

The Backyard

  • A Birder's List of 20 Things to Do Today by Al Batt
  • Look But Do Not See by Hank Weber
  • Chimney Swifts by Meta Larsson
  • Pete's Tips: Traveling with Optics by Pete Dunne

Columns & Departments

  • Letters from Readers
  • Quick Takes by Paul J. Baicich
  • Migrations: 'Is This The Nature Guy?' by Scott Weidensaul
  • ID Yourself: Swifts by Alvaro Jaramillo
  • State Spotlight: California
  • Birders Question Mark by Mark S. Garland
  • True Nature: Puzzle Pieces by Julie Zickefoose
  • Birding Optics: Trade-Offs—in Birding and in Birding Binoculars by Ben Lizdas
  • Far Afield: Texas’ Sky Islands and Hummingbirds by Madge Lindsay
  • Watching Bird Behavior: The Most Perfect Thing: The Egg by David M. Bird
  • Book Notes
  • Well-Equipped Birder: No Fly Zone Socks by Kyle Carlsen