The December issue reveals how there’s more to the Robin – the star of many a Christmas card this year – than meets the eye.
Dominic Couzens investigates the Wood Lark, an often overlooked bird which boasts one of the finest songs in Britain, and test yourself in our ID Challenge, which this month looks at birds found in winter woodlands.
Plus, get better results by following a series of tips and advice in the third and final part of the ‘photographing birds’ tutorial, there are 10 great new ‘Go Birding’ walks for you to try and find out about the lives of peregrines in New York! We’ll also tell you what delights to expect if you go birding in the Pantanal.
Our latest issue dedicates its 16-page centre section to comparing the UK’s best birds to their amazing worldwide equivalents – such as our cover stars, the beautiful White-tailed Eagle and Steller’s Eagle.
Elsewhere in the magazine, we explain what to look and listen out for if you go night birding in June, reveal how hard a male Hobby has to work as a new parent, and highlight why House Martin monitoring is more important than ever.
Plus, your chance to WIN a great birding break on beautiful Orkney and find out how to get your hands on a FREE Easybirder DVD for just 99p postage!
All this plus the latest news, reviews, readers’ pics and letters.
This month’s Bird Watching highlights how conservation, and in particular ‘rewilding’, can help protect our birds and other wildlife for the future.
One bird that also needs our help is the lovable Puffin – and a new reserve in the UK aims to do just that, but needs your support, too.
Elsewhere in the issue, you can WIN a day birding with Bill Oddie, learn how to dig a pond for your wildlife garden, find out all there to know about the cheeky Chaffinch, read our review of Opticron’s new DBA binoculars and pay tribute to birdwatching inspiration, Martin Garner.
All this plus, top ‘twitcher’ Lee Evans highlights the best rare birds seen in Britain throughout January, we feature 10 great new sites where you can enjoy a walk and see lots of birds, and David Lindo finds London an urban birder’s playground.