Bird Watcher's Digest January/February 2017

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  • Our Cover Species: Acorn Woodpecker: The Clown-Faced Woodpecker with an Acorn Obsession by Stephen Shunk
  • Northern Pygmy-Owl: The Forest Gnome by Scott Rashid
  • The Brown Booby by David Stringer
  • Rare Birders Find Rare Birds by Bruce Stambaugh
  • Birding Central Chile: From the Andes to the Pacific and Endemics in Between by Stephan Lorenz

The Backyard

  • Nobody Expects the Birdish Inquisition by Al Batt
  • My Lifesaving Attempts by Paula Keller
  • Landscapes Marred by the Absence of Birds by John C. Rumm
  • My Way: Our Nemesis Snowy Owl: A Rare Florida Visitor by Harry B. Hooper
  • Pete's Tips: Finding Birds in Winter by Pete Dunne

Columns & Departments

  • Letters from Readers
  • Quick Takes by Paul J. Baicich
  • Migrations: The Other Eden by Scott Weidensaul
  • ID Yourself: Head Over Heels for Nuthatches by Alvaro Jaramillo
  • State Spotlight: Louisiana
  • Birders Question Mark by Mark S. Garland
  • True Nature: Just Birding by Julie Zickefoose
  • Birding Photography: What's Your Angle? by Jeffrey Rich
  • Far Afield: The Florida Everglades: It's All About the Birds by Bean Friend
  • Watching Bird Behavior: Herons Do Spear Prey by David M. Bird
  • Book Notes
  • Well-Equipped Birder: Allura Hummingbird Feeder by Mollee Brown