Bird Watching (magazine)

Bird Watching

Cover of May 2011 issue, showing a Corncrake
Editor Sheena Harvey
Frequency Monthly
Circulation 17,511
First issue March 1986 (1986-03)
Country United Kingdom
ISSN 0269-1434

Bird Watching (ISSN 0269-1434) is a British four-weekly (13 issues per year[1]) magazine for birdwatchers, established in March 1986. Distributed by subscription and also through newsagents, it has, as of May 2011, a cover price of £4.10.[1]

History and profile

Bird Watching was established in 1986.[2] Key content areas include bird identification, location guides, skills development, recent sightings, and news and reviews.

Its contributors include notable birders such as Nick Baker,[1] Dominic Couzens[1] and David Lindo.[1]

Originally published by EMAP,[3] the magazine is published monthly by Bauer Consumer Media of Peterborough.[1] Its ABC-certified total average net circulation/distribution per issue for 2010 was 17,511,[3] of which just over 7,400 were newsagent sales[3] and over 9,800 went to subscribers.[3]


Editor Sheena Harvey at a birdwatchers' fair at Middleton Hall on 21 May 2011

Bird Watching has had four editors:

See also


  1. 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 "Bird Watching". Bird Watching. 25 (5). May 2011. ISSN 0269-1434.
  2. Caroline Taggart (30 June 2010). Writer's Market 2010: Make Money Writing. F+W Media. p. 508. ISBN 978-0-7153-3529-1. Retrieved 7 August 2016.
  3. 1 2 3 4 "'Bird Watching' Product Page". ABC. Retrieved 24 May 2011.

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