Bird Watching Magazine September 2022

Bird Watching September 2022 cover

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Bird Watching September 2022 cover

Inside our new September 2022 issue

The Horrors of War

Russia’s terrible invasion of Ukraine is hurting nature, as well as people.

Indy Kiemel Greene

A passionate, righteous young man from Sherwood... Not the one you’re thinking of!

Robert Gillmor

A tribute to the legendary avian artist whose creations thrilled generations of birders, yet always remained accessible.

Black Guillemot

Ruth Miller extols the virtues of a seabird that’s always dressed to impress.


Dominic Couzens takes an in-depth look at this fascinating phenomenon.


Priceless seasonal knowledge to help you up your year-list numbers.

30-Minute Birder

Amanda Tuke discovers birding in the rain is much more than a damp squib.

Your Birding Month

A focus on the Osprey, a guide to will-they-won’t-they rarities, and a great deal of love for owls, falcons and more.

Beyond Birdwatching

If it’s flying around your garden, and it isn’t a bird, it’s James Lowen’s business.

ID Challenge

Test your identification skills, and pick up tips with our garden bird puzzle.

Go Birding

Ten more UK birding locations, tried and tested by our expert team.

Speyside break

Join us in the Scottish Highlands in Spring; who knows what we might see?

Monty’s in Extremadura

A group of dedicated conservationists go above and beyond to ensure this wonderful raptor thrives in Spain.

The Urban Birder

This month David Lindo turns his focus to the Mute Swan... magnificent, much-loved... but breaker-of-arms?!?


An affordable scope that might just fit the bill, plus a supreme strap system.

Rarity round-Up

The highlights of the birding month from all four corners of the UK.

UK Bird Sightings

We’ve got eyes and ears all over the country, making notes on what to spot.


Weedon’s World, NewsWire, Grumpy Old Birder, Readers’ letters, Q&As, Wishlist, Books.

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