For over a quarter-century, BirdWatching has been North America's premier magazine about wild birds and birding. Regardless of whether you watch birds in your backyard or far afield, you'll find information that will increase your enjoyment, help you connect with other birders, and make you a better birdwatcher.

Each issue contains beautifully illustrated feature articles that describe how to attract, find, identify, and enjoy birds, plus the following:

Superb photographs of birds:
* Page after page of big, colorful photos of birds taken by talented professional photographers
* Six pages of reader-submitted photographs, including the winner of our regular Photo of the Week contest
* A regular gallery of photos of recent rare-bird sightings

ID tips from the best in the business:
* Kenn Kaufman, creator of the respected Kaufman field guides
* David Sibley, author of the bestselling Sibley Guide to Birds

Entertaining, informative columns:
* Julie Craves answers readers' questions about birds
* Pete Dunne writes about birds, birders, and birdwatching
* Laura Erickson gives practical tips for attracting birds
* Eldon Greij explains how birds can do the amazing things they do

Important news about birds:
* Information about birds of conservation concern from American Bird Conservancy
* Profiles of birds migrating now, from the team leaders of eBird
* Seven pages of bird news, plus info about festivals and events, new books, backyard products, and birds to watch for

Details about where you can find birds:
* Maps, directions, bird lists, and tips for four easy-to-get-to places to find birds, with descriptions written by local birders


This is a free app download. Within the app users can purchase the current issue and back issues.
Subscriptions are also available within the application. A subscription will start from the latest issue.

Your subscription will be charged to your iTunes account at confirmation of purchase and will automatically renew unless auto-renew is turned off at least 24-hours before the end of the current period. Your iTunes account will automatically be charged at the same price for renewal, as stated above, within 24-hours prior to the end of the current period.

If a subscription offers a free trial, at the end of the trial period, you will be charged the full price of the subscription. You may cancel a subscription during its free trial period via the subscription settings on your iTunes account. This must be done 24 hours before the end of the subscription period to avoid being charged.

Users can register for/ login to an account in-app. This will protect their issues in the case of a lost device and allow browsing of purchases on multiple platforms.

We recommend loading the app for the first time in a wi-fi area so that all issue data is retrieved.
If your app will not load past the splash page after a first install or an update, please delete and reinstall the app from the App Store

Help and frequently asked questions can be accessed via the Options menu in-app or via the App Support link.


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What’s New

Version 13.2

Welcome to our new app! To retrieve your purchases from our previous app please tap Options > Restore Purchases.

In the unlikely event of any trouble with the update we would recommend deleting and reinstalling the app.

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New features:
New digital edition provider
New app homepage
Read whilst downloading

Ratings and Reviews

2.0 out of 5
2 Ratings

2 Ratings

murphy2mj ,

Does not work

This app was recently changed, and I lost all of my back issues.

Terrierlove ,

Great magazine. Great app

Really good magazine. I learn A lot from every issue. Beautiful pictures, lots of hints on how to find birds what to look for as a beginner. This is really help me to learn more.
The app is really good as well. You can cut pieces out and take photos and it's got lots of links to go look at other things on the Internet besides just what's in the magazine itself very useful


Madavor Media
33.4 MB

Requires iOS 11.2 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.



Age Rating
In-App Purchases
  1. BirdWatching Mag $27.99
  2. BirdWatching Mag $5.99
  3. Mar/Apr 2016 $5.99


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