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Living Bird Magazine

Autumn 2014

The Orange-breasted Falcon: Can it be saved?
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In This Issue

The View From Sapsucker Woods

What We Can Learn From the Passenger Pigeon

by John Fitzpatrick

100 years after extinction, Passenger Pigeons continue to teach us important lessons


Saving the Wood Thrush

An interview with the Cornell Lab's Ron Rohrbaugh


Cormorants in the Crosshairs

by Richard King

A human-changed landscape means more cormorants that eat endangered fish. Now what?

Birding Escapes

Kearney, Nebraska

by Bobby Harrison

Discover one of the best places to watch spring migration

Book Reviews

Books for Birders

by Stephen J. Bodio

We review H is for Hawk and Looking for the Goshawk

Product Reviews

Birding Products

We review Zeiss Victory SF 8x42 binoculars

Catbird Seat

The Gift of Binocular Vision

by Pete Dunne

The author reviews binoculars and then passes them onto others

A Naturalist's Notebook

A Northern Pygmy-Owl Brings Out the Birds

by John Schmitt

In art and prose, John Schmitt recounts a diverse group of species mobbing an owl

Feature Articles

Rescuing a Rainforest Icon

by Robert B. Berry

Can the Orange-breasted Falcons of Central American be saved?

Moneyball for Shorebirds

by Gustave Axelson

The Nature Conservancy teams up with eBird to create habitat for hundreds of thousands of birds

Flying Field

Hog Island Revisited

by Mel White

40 years later, the author revisits the island

In the Field

Like Chasing Tornadoes

by Jack Connor

Following mixed-species flocks

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