Welcome to Bird Watching, the UK’s best-selling bird magazine. Every issue is packed with ideas, tips, advice, news and reviews, including binoculars and scopes,
for anyone with an interest in wild birds, whether they simply enjoy watching their garden birds, or prefer to travel the country and world in search of more unusual species. Our mission is to inspire you to enjoy the world of wildlife that starts right outside your back door.

Matt Merritt, Editor


october 2016 issue...

We explain how the Nuthatch is more than just a ‘bird table bandit’ and reveal tactics used by the Capercaillie to survive harsh Scottish winters.

It also has a special section on bird migration, answering any questions you may have about this natural phenomenon, such as which birds migrate and why, where do they go and how to carry out your own migration watch.

Plus: Leica’s new binoculars – are they the best yet? Top tips and tutorials on how to photograph birds, your birding questions answered by our experts, a comprehensive round-up of the birds seen on your patch, birdwatching in Tallinn and book reviews, including Simon King’s Nature Watch.

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