Mathew Tekulsky writes a regular National Geographic News column about birding in his backyard and neighborhood in Bel Air, California.
Previous Columns by the Birdman of Bel Air
New Bird-Watching Column: "The Birdman of Bel Air"
The California Towhee, Boldly Bland
At Home With Hooded Orioles
Scrub Jays Go Nuts for Peanuts
Northern Mockingbird is a Wary Neighbor
Christmas With the Pelicans
California-Quail Close Encounter
Yosemite Steller's Jay Encounter
Banding Birds at Devils Postpile
California Condor Close Encounter
Regularly updated news stories, features, and columns about birds and birding: National Geographic BirdWatcher
Recent News Stories About Birds
Birds Eat Birds as Fish Stocks Fall, Study Says
Roadkill Fuels U.K. Trade In Stuffed Rare Owls
Has Mysterious Killer of India's Vultures Been Found?
Mystery Bird Discovered On Indonesian Island
Deciphering Cowbirds' Complex Song and Dance
- Gamblers Fuel Trade in "Lucky" Vulture Heads in Africa
- Bald Eagle Bounces Back After Decades of Persecution
- Buzzards Bounce Back in U.K., Sparking Cull Debate
- Biotech the Latest Defense in Animal-Extinction Fight
- New Avian Database to Help in Bird Species Survival
- Has Mysterious Killer of India's Vultures Been Found?
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