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


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



A birder learns firsthand about birds and buildings clad in reflective glass Read More

Seabirds by sail


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


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