Living Bird Winter 2017—Table Of ContentsJanuary 11, 2017
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30 Years of Project FeederWatch Yield New Insights About Backyard Birds
Illustrations by Virginia Greene; story by Gustave AxelsonEvening Grosbeak by Raymond Lee via Birdshare.
Analysis: Do Bird Feeders Help or Hurt Birds?
By Emma Greig
House Finch Eye Disease: Outbreak, Then Understanding
By Rebecca Heisman
The Obituary of the Stephens Island Wren
An excerpt from Cat Wars by Peter P. Marra and Chris Santella; published by Princeton University Press
Snowy Owls Aren’t Starving: Two Canadian Farmers Help Bust a Pervasive Myth
By Erica CirinoSnowy Owl photo by David Allemand/Minden Pictures.
Columns & Departments
View from Sapsucker Woods: The Birds Are Still There
By John W. Fitzpatrick
After a Brutal Northeast Winter, Can Carolina Wrens Make a Comeback?
By Marshall J. IliffCarolina Wren by Marie-Ann D'Aloia via Birdshare.
Report Shows the Endangered Species Act Works for Birds
By Gustave Axelson
Insects in Summer, Honeydew in Winter: Migrant Birds Change Tastes With the Seasons
Adapted from the book Songbird Journeys, by Miyoko Chu, published by Walker Books
How Do Gulls Deal With Cold Feet?
Adapted from The Handbook of Bird Biology
More Robins Are Sticking Around in Winter
By Pat Leonard
Gallery: A Kinglet’s “Golden Fire” in Winter
Text and photo by Nick Saunders
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