Special features

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

Sea change for puffins

4/22/2011

Why researchers who’ve peered into cliffside nests high above the Pacific are sounding the alarm about the charismatic Tufted Puffin Read More

Wings over water

4/22/2011

The surprises and challenges of birding with a ­skipper of few words, a spotter with cracked ribs, and a sea alive with little-known birds
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Marvel of the high arctic

2/15/2011

Working in the low light of the midnight sun, a scientist at the top of the world reveals why the Red Knot is a marvel of biological engineering Read More

Island rest stop

2/15/2011

An experienced tour leader looks at Maine’s Monhegan Island the way a migrating bird sees it Read More

You’ve got bird mail

12/22/2010

Five stories show how birdwatchers from coast to coast are using the internet to inform, entertain, connect, and inspire Read More