Bird Watching magazine – April 2022

New issue out NOW with 24-page Garden Bird Guide!

by Mark Cureton |

Inside our new April 2022 issue...

GREENSHANKS: This elegant bird could be passing your patch this month

GREEN WOODPECKER: Dominic Couzen on the most down to earth member of the family

#My200BirdYear: Steps to success, how to get your challenge off to a flying start

30-MINUTE BIRDER: Make the most of a city break by getting to know the local residents

SPURN MIGRATION FESTIVAL: Spring migration is upon us, but so's the time to plan an autumn visit to one of the UK's most famous birding hotspots

RUTH MILLER: Just because you've got your ID spot on, doesn't always mean the person next to you is wrong! Ruth explains all

YOUR BIRDING MONTH: Little Gull and 5 birds to find and how the Swallow got it's name

GEAR: An exceptional, if heavy, scope and a quality travel tripod reviewed

ID CHALLENGE: Identifying spring chats at a time when they are looking their best

GO BIRDING: Ten more brilliant UK birding locations

TRAVEL: UK birding hotspots, Costa Rica and Somerset

URBAN BIRDER: David Lindo's urban favourite the British Pied Wagtail

BIRD SIGHTINGS: Our county-by-county guide of birds spotted in January

PHOTOGRAPHY ADVICE: The importance of ethics and fieldcraft

PLUS ALL YOUR REGULARS: Weedon's World, News, Grumpy Old Birder, Letters, Q&As, Back Chat, Wishlist, books and lots more...

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