Special features

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

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

Tiny traveler


Why the best time for recording Northern Saw-whet Owls along the shore of Lake Superior is spring, not fall Read More

Like meteors from heaven


Even 100 years after the demise of the last bird, the story of the Passenger Pigeon remains one of the saddest ever told Read More

Subarctic treasure


Sparkling new, the Churchill Northern Studies Centre wows birders while minimizing their impact Read More