Special features

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

The house effect


Houses built in prairies, forests, and scrubland have a predictable, dramatic effect on birds — but why? 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