Special features

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

Exceptional immigrant

12/22/2011

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

Winter treat for Downies

10/21/2011

For a few weeks every year, goldenrods provide the Downy Woodpecker with just what it needs to survive a long, cold winter Read More

Ultimate falcon

10/21/2011

The fabled Gyrfalcon wanders south from its northern haunts every winter, and sometimes it pursues its prey right under our noses Read More