Michigan’s hawk mountain


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


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


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

Birding Alaska’s Arctic


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

Birding Veracruz


Trogons, hummingbirds, parrots, and other Mexican specialties await birders just a short drive from the world’s greatest hawkwatch Read More