Its editor is Arnoud van den Berg.
It was first published in 1979.
It has included the article series Trends in Systematics, mostly authored by George Sangster, presented and interpreted the results of research findings into taxonomic issues surrounding Western Palearctic birds.
Several issues of Dutch Birding have been given over to specific themes. These include an issue focussing on the identification of Western Palearctic swifts, one on Nearctic gulls in Europe, one on the isabelline shrike complex, and one on crossbill calls. Volume 25 no 1 contained four papers on Pine Buntings.