Is that a female American Wigeon or a hybrid? American Golden Plover or the rarer Pacific? Some of birding's best-known ID experts provide the answers to these and many more identification conundrums.

Tundra Bean Geese by Steve Young (

Pink-footed and bean geese

The two bean geese, Tundra and Taiga, are both scarce visitors and need to be separated from the much commoner Pink-footed Goose. Keith...


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Focus on: Barred Warbler

Barred Warbler or Garden Warbler: how do you tell the difference when faced with one in front of you on a coastal headland? Find out how...


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