Pete Dunne

Articles by Pete Dunne

A Tribute to Bill Thompson III, a Birding Leader, Innovator, and Friend
April 16, 2019 — The affable, witty editor of “Bird Watcher’s Digest” built bridges for beginners and experts alike.
Dear Hunters: To Put More Venison in Your Freezer, Start Birding
October 26, 2018 — Instead of rebooting your backcountry skills every fall, just redirect them from birds to bucks.
Is That Golden Eagle Actually a Bald Eagle?
July 03, 2018 — In its youth, our national symbol sports brown feathers on its head—making it easily confused with its rarer, golden cousin.
Now Resurgent, Ospreys Once Faced an Uncertain Future
April 11, 2018 — The “fish hawk” is an early sign of spring—and a conservation ideal.
The Christmas Bird Count Is a Window to a Changing World
December 14, 2017 — A veteran counter reflects on shifts in New Jersey's birds during the past 40 Decembers, for better and for worse.
A Life in Pursuit of Vireos
June 23, 2017 — An illustrious birder outlines the highs (and lows) of chasing these songbirds of summer.
Three Basic Ways to Identify Hawks, Eagles, Falcons, and Other Raptors
September 19, 2016 — First, break them down into groups. Then you can start picking out the finer details like size and flight.