Watching Backyard Birds | December 2014 Preview

Above: Look beyond your feeders to find birds in your yard. Right: American robins brighten up the winter lanscape! Beautiful Creatures of Winter Julie Zickefoose 14 JULIE ZICKEFOOSE Features How Well Do You Know the Northern Cardinal? — Dawn Hewitt & Bill Thompson, III 4 Readers Write: Waiting in Line 10 — Michael Hurst Photo Blog: 12 Watching Backyard Birds Across the Country — Kathie Adams Brown Ask Birdsquatch : 18 Food and Shelter for a Rough Winter — Birdsquatch Watching Birds From a Window 22 — Al Batt Yard List Resolutions 24 — Nancy Castillo HENRY SCOTT RIDGE