Special features

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

Essays from Massachusetts about birds and birding

11/2/2014

We publish roundups of new books about birds two times a year, in our June and December issues. In our December 2014 issue, we wrote about 13 titles, including the book featured here. Scroll down for links to our other reviews from the issue. Read More

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

My long walk

4/30/2014

The amazing story of one man’s walk across Wisconsin for bird conservation Read More

Like meteors from heaven

2/1/2014

Even 100 years after the demise of the last bird, the story of the Passenger Pigeon remains one of the saddest ever told Read More