Bird Watching magazine – August 2022

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Inside our new August 2022 issue

The Chough

You’ll have to head way out west to get a glimpse of these fascinating corvids, but it’s well worth the effort.

Global Birdfair 2022

The biggest event in UK birding is ‘back’, and it’s going to be an impressive weekend. Here’s what to expect…

Cornwall Birding Society

The dedicated folk of the far south-west who cherish, protect and monitor birdlife.


Dominic Couzens looks at a colourful bunting which is in the country all year.

Egyptian Vultures

Ruth Miller gets up close and personal with these magnificent birds.

Jo Wimpenny

The Aesop’s Animals author delves into the age-old tales, and asks how much truth there is in them.

Tips and advice to hit 200

So what if half of the year has gone? If you plan well, you can hit the magic 200.

30-Minute Birder

Amanda Tuke heads out late for a bit of singing and dancing, avian style.

Your Birding Month

A focus on the iconic Spoonbill, five birds to look out for this month, passage migrants, tubenoses and rarities…

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 summer waders puzzle.

Go Birding

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

Scotland break

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

St Lucia

Stephen Moss goes searching for the rare birdlife of this Caribbean island.

The Birding Co-op

A community that has set out to love people and places as much as their hobby.

The Urban Birder – House Crow

David Lindo casts his eye over a clever corvid, who likes to get around by hitching lifts and settles in quickly.


A cracking pair of bargain binoculars, and a pair of shorts to last a lifetime.

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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