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Warblers and Woodpeckers

Warblers and Woodpeckers

June 5-7, 2015 | North Bend State Park—Cairo, WV
Warblers and woodpeckers are a crazy combination, but for the bird watcher, it's simply irresistible! Based upon the wildly successful August 2014 Rendezvous (Birding Valhalla with Julie Zickefoose) this Warblers & Woodpeckers weekend promises to be even birdier. Julie will be back with us, as will the BWD events team, and we'll combine birding by foot, kayak, and pontoon boat during the mornings with some afternoon workshops designed to help you become a better bird watcher.
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BWD Blog

How to help an orphaned baby bird

How to help an orphaned baby bird

Posted by Guest Contributor | Tue, 14 Apr 2015
By the staff of Bird Watcher’s Digest April showers bring May flowers—and baby songbirds. Invariably, some will fall out of their nests and be noticed by caring human beings seeking to be helpful. If you find a fledgling hopping around on the ground in a safe area, leave it alone. Do what you can to...
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Bird ID Guide

Red-winged Blackbird by Ethan Winning

Online Bird Identification Guide

Every day, thousands of people identify mystery birds with our online guide. Our profiles feature photos, descriptions, and in many cases, sound files of hundreds of North American birds. We'll tell you what to look and listen for to identify them in the field.
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The author’s full screen installed on the problem windows. This setup allows full natural light to enter the windows, but safely bounces incoming birds.

A Solution for Window Strikes

BWD Contributor Julie Zickefoose contrives a solution for a vexing problem. This setup allows full natural light to enter the windows, but safely bounces incoming birds.
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BWD Editor Bill Thompson, III, points out a bird to his daughter Phoebe and son Liam.

Top 10 Reasons to Be a Young Birder

Why become a birder? Young birders Corey Husic and Blake Campbell will give you ten reasons to try out this great hobby.
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