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WildBird, January 2007
January/February 2007

30 The Skinny on Bird Feeding
An insider reveals the birds’ favorite foods and some technique tips.
BY SHARON STITELER

34 How to Identify Birds... Correctly
A long-time birder offers his tips for decreasing misidentifications.
BY DON FREIDAY

38 The Latest Crop of Binoculars
Stay abreast of new models—and possible gift ideas.

46 Birding America: The Aleutians’ Allure
Alaska’s Adak Island offers Asian vagrants and an alternative to Attu.
BY JOHN PUSCHOCK

52 Birds by Bicycle
Traveling on two wheels makes for an entirely different experience.
BY RICHARD GIBBONS

56 Mysterious Migrant
Species Profile: Bicknell’s Thrush (Catharus bicknelli)
BY JASON TOWNSEND

59 2nd Annual The Best of Birding Survey
Sound off, and tell us what you think!

2 EDITOR’S NOTE

4 LETTERS

6 NEWS & NOTES

10 CONSERVATION CORNER

14 ADVENTURES WITH AUSTIN

16 BIRDER’S I.D.

18 THE LISTER’S FORUM

22 BIRDBOY

24 NEW! EAVESDROPPING

28 BIRDER’S BACK YARD

42 ORNITHOLOGY 101

61 GEAR, GADGETS & GOODS

62 FLEDGLING TERRITORY

63 BOOK NOOK

65 BIRDER’S EMPORIUM

68 WILDBIRD CLASSIFIEDS

71 ADVERTISER’S INDEX

72 FLYING FREE

ON THE COVER
A male Painted Bunting visits a tube feeder full of millet. For the inside scoop about various seeds and feeding techniques,turn to page 30.
by Ralph Paonessa
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