A quote from ultra-marathoner Scott Jurek recently crossed my path: “Running is about more than just the run.” The same applies to this pursuit, doesn’t it? Birding is about more than just the birds...More>>
A Different Set of Eyes
Enjoy backyard birding with new observation tips.
BY KEVIN T. KARLSON
Bluer Than the Sky
Backyard species profile: Indigo Bunting (Passerina cyanea)
BY STEVE MASLOWSKI
My Favorite Birding Spot of All Time
Migration turns many locations - some,unexpected - into hotspots.
BY PETE DUNNE
Feast on the Newest Models
Check out the tips from optics experts on page 44.
Birds brighten our days through the colder months.
Florida's Spring & Summer Secrets
Breeding species abound with ample,safe viewing.
TEXT AND PHOTOS BY ARTHUR MORRIS
Two tools can make your dreams fly.
BY RHONDA OSTERTAG
Salton Sea Siren
The accidental water body east of San Diego continually lures visitors.
TEXT AND PHOTOS BY JOHN PUSCHOCK
Down but Not Out
Species Profile:Cerulean Warbler (Dendroica cerulea)
BY JO ANN ABELL
NEWS & NOTES
BIRDER'S BACK YARD
EAVESDROPPING: A TRIBUTE TO JUNE
ADVENTURES WITH AUSTIN
GEAR, GADGETS & GOODS
If you offer millet in your seed feeders and live within the species' range, you might lure molting male Indigo Buntings to your home. For details, turn to page 34
By Maslowski Photo