Special features

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

Arizona’s super six

4/20/2012

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

2/24/2012

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

Inspiring backyards

2/24/2012

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

Precious gold

12/22/2011

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

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