In late fall and winter, look for Harlequin Duck, King Eider, Pacific Loon, Northern Gannet, and other seabirds at the northern tip of the Cape Ann peninsula, 50 miles northeast of Boston.
By John Nelson | Published: 10/21/2011
Visit this coastal refuge west of Salem from fall through spring to find Dusky, Lesser, and Western Canada Goose and Aleutian, Taverner's, and Semidi Islands Cackling Goose, as well as shorebirds and raptors.
By Marcie J. Bushnell | Published: 10/21/2011
A Globally Significant Important Bird Area in southern Pennsylvania where thousands of migrating Snow Geese and Tundra Swans take respite on their northbound journeys from January through early April.
By William Jobes | Published: 10/21/2011
The best and most accessible wildlife refuge for finding birds in California's Central Valley. Go for the tens of thousands of Snow and Ross's Geese and Sandhill Cranes, as well as shorebirds, raptors, owls, shrikes, bluebirds, and more.
By Larry Parmeter | Published: 10/21/2011
Visit this park overlooking the Chehalis River Estuary to see migrating songbirds, shorebirds, and geese in fall and breathtaking numbers of Bald Eagles in winter.
By Gord Gadsden and Kathy Stewart | Published: 8/26/2011
This ephemeral alkali lake within Carrizo Plain National Monument is superb for Long-billed Curlew, American Avocet, and Loggerhead Shrike, and critical foraging habitat for California Condor.
By Chuck Graham | Published: 8/26/2011
This park on Virginia’s Eastern Shore is a great place to watch migrating Peregrine Falcon, Merlin, American Kestrel, warblers, thrushes, herons, and shorebirds.
By Robert Klages | Published: 8/26/2011
This 2.5-mile-long peninsula at the western tip of Lake Superior is where to go in fall to see Pomarine, Parasitic, and Long-tailed Jaegers, as well as longspurs, pipits, and Arctic Tern.
By Steve Betchkal | Published: 8/26/2011