Bird Watching
Bird Watching May 2011.jpg
Cover of May 2011 issue, showing a Corncrake
EditorMatt Merritt
FrequencyMonthly
Circulation15,428 Jan–Dec 2019
First issueMarch 1986 (1986-03)
CountryUnited Kingdom
Based inPeterborough
Websitewww.birdwatching.co.uk
ISSN0269-1434

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 March 2020, a cover price of £4.60.[2]

History and profile

Bird Watching was established in 1986.[3] Key content areas include bird identification, location guides, recent sightings, product reviews and news.

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

Originally published by EMAP,[4] the magazine is published monthly by Bauer Consumer Media of Peterborough.[1] Its ABC-certified total average net circulation/distribution per issue for 2019 was 15,428,[4] of which 3,637 were newsagent sales[4] and 11,603 went to subscribers.[4]

Editors

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

Bird Watching has had five editors:

See also

References

  1. ^ a b c d e "Bird Watching". Bird Watching. 25 (5). May 2011. ISSN 0269-1434.
  2. ^ Birdwatching Magazine. March 2020.
  3. ^ 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.
  4. ^ a b c d "Bird Watching- Data". ABC. Retrieved 31 May 2020.