Special features

In-depth articles about birds, bird behavior, birding, and birdwatchers. From the pages of BirdWatching magazine.

Arizona’s super six


The six warblers that breed primarily in the Grand Canyon State are beautiful, fun to watch, even a little odd — and you can find them all on one mountain Read More

Terns in paradise


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

Inspiring backyards


How birdwatchers in five states turned their yards into sanctuaries for birds — and how you can, too Read More

Precious gold


How researchers in a race with wind-power developers are shedding light on the habits, pathways, and winter haunts of a little-understood eastern migrant — the Golden Eagle Read More

Exceptional immigrant


140 years after its introduction in North America, pleasant, understated Eurasian Tree Sparrow continues to win fans and attract birders Read More