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WildBird Magazine, March/April 2008 Issue
March/April 2008

2 Editor's Note
This month, we begin honoring Roger Tory Peterson (1908-1996), the naturalist credited with revolutionizing birding in 1934...More>>

30 The Hole-in-the-wall Gang
House Wrens created a nest in one couple's Southern California home.
BY DICK RODVOLD

34 Built-in Bling
Species profile: Rose-breasted
Grosbeak (Pheuticus ludovicianus)
BY STEVE MASLOWSKI

36 The Jamestown Kid Meets The Bronx Boys
New York City played a pivotal role in Roger Tory Peterson's knowledge.
BY KENN KAUFMAN

40 20th Annual Photo Contest
Enter two images per category before April 25 to compete for a Canon EOS 40D digital SLR.

46 The Upper Hand
A migratory flyway turns the upper Texas coast into a birders' paradise.
BY KEVIN T. KARLSON

54 Little Flagship on the Prairie
Species Profile: Lesser Prairie-Chicken (Tympanuchus pallidicinctus)
BY ISABEL BEARMAN BUCHER

56 Lower to the Surface
Kayaks give birders a different perspective on wildlife.
BY TOM WATSON

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14 ORNITHOLOGY 101

18 BIRDER'S BACK YARD

20 WINDOW VIEW

22 BIRDBOY

24 BIRDER'S I.D.

26 LISTER'S FORUM

28 ADVENTURES WITH AUSTIN

62 GEAR, GADGETS & GOODS

63 BOOK NOOK

65 FLEDGLING TERRITORY

67 BIRDER'S EMPORIUM

69 WILDBIRD CLASSIFIEDS

71 ADVERTISER'S INDEX

72 FLYING FREE

On The Cover
Blackpoll Warblers breed in the boreal forest and migrate nonstop to South America. To learn why, turn to page 14.
By jimzipp.com

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