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Bird Observer is a New England-based bimonthly journal for birders. We are a private nonprofit corporation supported by subscribers, and staffed by volunteers. We publish original articles on birding locations, on avian populations and natural history, on regional rarities, and field notes, bird sightings for Massachusetts, photographs, and artwork. For information on previous issues, check our index.

Bird Observer Now Online! 
Subscribers to Bird Observer now have access to an online version in addition to the printed copy. All current issues are now online, and older issues are being periodically added.
To obtain a user name and password, send an email to birdobserver@jocama.com and include your name as it appears on your Bird Observer mailing label.

Birding Cape Ann Booklet 
In the December 2010 February 2011 issues of Bird Observer we published Chris Leahy's articles on birding Cape Ann. We've reprinted it in a single 6"x9" booklet - toss it in your glove compartment! $7.00 - order here.

Bird Observer maps
One of our most popular features is "Where to Find Birds," articles written by local birders and accompanied by detailed maps. You can download and print these maps from recent issues so you no longer need to flip from text and map in the issue.

Volunteers Needed!
Bird Observer is produced entirely by volunteers, and we are looking for some new people. If you are interested in being part of the future of New England's birding journal, find out more:


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