Birdwatch back issues

Here you can purchase the latest issue of Birdwatch, along with the previous six months of digital editions. Digital editions going all the way back to February 2004 can be downloaded from PocketMags for as little as £4.99 per issue.

Birdwatch - August 2021

What drives some birds to leave their native areas; how to separate Peregrine, Eurasian Hobby & Eleonora’s Falcon; birders share their tragic tales of the ones that got away; a preview of major new book Collins Birds of the World; & much more.

On Sale: 22 July 2021

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Birdwatch - July 2021

Find out what's in the July issue of Birdwatch! What we can do to stop dogs from disturbing wildlife. How you can help to protect Borneo’s endangered birds. Wales’s spectacular avian history comes to life in a landmark new book. Remarkable revelations in the Western Palearctic. Learn how to recognise Manx, Balearic and Yelkouan Shearwaters. Swarovski’s NL Pure 10x32 binocular is put through its paces. A bumper cast of mega rarities arrived in May. Plus why you should look up this month, and much more expert advice.

On Sale: 24 June 2021

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Birdwatch - June 2021

Common Rock Thrush in Scilly | Little Gull passage | Mockingbird on the move

On Sale: 27 May 2021

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Birdwatch - May 2021

Eyebrowed Thrush in Kent | Whooper Swans on the move | Mega duck visits Hampshire

On Sale: 22 April 2021

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Birdwatch - April 2021

Nesting neighbours | Saving Tanzania’s coastal forests | Larks ascending | Lost and found 

On Sale: 25 March 2021

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Birdwatch - March 2021

SAVING THE STONE | NORTHERN DELIGHTS | HEAT SEEKING | YELLOW ALERT | TREK OF A LIFETIME | LOVE LOCAL

On Sale: 26 February 2021

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Birdwatch - February 2021

Birdwatch - February 2021

2020 in review: take a look at a unique year in birding. Plus: Redpoll ID, getting 150 species on a local patch, getting locked down on a Colombian farm, the vagrant gulls that could end up on your list and much more.

On Sale: 28 January 2021

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Birdwatch January 2021

Birdwatch - January 2021

A free 2021 calendar! Snow Bunting ID photo guide, Common Crane success in the UK, where to find rare geese, the Birders' Choice Awards winners and much more - our January issue is on sale now! Snow Bunting photo by Alan Murphy/BIA.

On Sale: 24 December 2020

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December 2020: Great Bustard in Somerset, separating white-winged gulls, and why you should be birding on rubbish dumps -- our December issue is on sale now! Great Bustard cover photo by Markus Varesvuo.

On Sale: 26 November 2020

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Birdwatch November 2020 issue

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November 2020: spectacular seabirds, separating Dunnock and Alpine, Siberian and Black-throated Accentors, coronavirus and conservation - our November issue is on sale now!

On Sale: 22 October 2020

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