October's Birdwatch on sale tomorrow


The October 2019 issue of Birdwatch goes on sale tomorrow [Thursday 26 September] and this month takes an in-depth look at Black Redstart. David Callahan examines various the current status of the bird in Britain, along with the fascinating life and history of the species on our isles.

Also in this edition, Dominic Mitchell takes a look at Ruff, Buff-breasted Sandpiper and Upland Sandpiper in our ever-popular monthly photo ID guide; the latter two you may be lucky enough to encounter in October. Josh Jones provides all the information you need about Nearctic waders in Britain and Ireland, including where, when and what to look for. 

As well as this, Lincolnshire is this month's County Guide destination; Rebecca Armstrong reflects on Birdfair 2019 and there's a bumper selection of finders' accounts of all the August megas, too. Furthermore, there'll be all the rarities, scarcities and Western Palearctic reports, topical comment from columnists Mark Avery, Dominic Mitchell, Amy-Jane Beer and Bill Oddie, reviews, news and expert advice from our knowledgeable team.

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In the digital edition

This month's bumper digital edition includes footage of a selection of August megas, rarities and scarcities, as well as plenty more bonus content.

The digital edition is available for PC, Mac, iPhone/iPad and Android. Sample issues are free, and subscriptions or single copies can be purchased. Click here to find out more.