This month’s experts
Wildlife author James Lowen celebrates March as a month when many species breed and bloom. You can read all about it on page 12.
Author and bird guide Dominic Couzens explains how to distinguish between a Knot and a Dunlin on a crowded estuary. See p30.
Ian Parsons gives you all the information you’ll need to tell a Pied and a White Wagtail apart. Find out how on page 62.
Ben Macdonald stresses that landscape, food chain and habitat management are key to the survival of birds in the future. See page 36.
Urban Birder David Lindo visits the fascinating city of New York and finds it’s not just full of tourists – it’s teeming with great birds, too. See page 74. ON THE COVER Little Egret taken at Minsmere RSPB by Toby Houlton