Destinations

Seabirds by sail

6/30/2014

For intimate views of puffins, shearwaters, and other birds of the sea, nothing beats a cruise on a historic schooner Read More

Terns in paradise

2/24/2012

Why five small islets off the coast of Aruba host more tern species than any other place on Earth Read More

Michigan’s hawk mountain

12/22/2011

Why a mountain on ­Michigan’s ­northernmost peninsula may be the best place in the country to watch ­northbound hawks in spring Read More

Unknown Costa Rica

6/24/2011

The Osa Peninsula harbors 400 bird species and the last remaining old growth rainforest on the west coast of Central America, and it is the most underbirded corner of Costa Rica Read More

Island rest stop

2/15/2011

An experienced tour leader looks at Maine’s Monhegan Island the way a migrating bird sees it Read More

Birding Alaska’s Arctic

12/18/2009

A research biologist walks the open spaces of Arctic NWR in search of the loons, jaegers, sandpipers, redpolls, and other birds that fill it with abundant life Read More