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


December 2016 issue...

Our December issues 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 our ‘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.

And have you signed up to Bird Watching’s #My200BirdYear challenge yet? Throughout 2017 we’ll provide the expert know-how to track down and enjoy all your must-see birds. Find out more about the challenge.

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