Special features

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

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

The house effect

8/20/2010

Houses built in prairies, forests, and scrubland have a predictable, dramatic effect on birds — but why? Read More