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How homeowners in five states turned their yards into sanctuaries for birds — and how you can, too.
Where and when to go to watch the spectacular displays of our five grassland and sagebrush grouse this spring.
Why five small islets off the coast of Aruba host more tern species than any other place on Earth.
Hotspots Near You
Maps, directions, and tips for four great places to find birds.
This park is a great spot to look for Red-masked Parakeet,
Chestnut-fronted Macaw, and other exotic bird species from around the
world, as well as White-crowned Pigeon, a South Florida specialty.
You can find sought-after species such as Elegant Trogon, Spotted Owl,
and Montezuma Quail, and migrating tanagers, warblers, and grosbeaks
along this gorge on the Fort Huachuca Army Base.
Since You Asked
Birder at Large
On the Move - SLIDESHOW
Why Bay-breasted Warbler and other migrating landbirds congregate along the shoreline of Lake Huron even before green leaves unfurl each spring.
How record numbers of Snowy Owls spotted across southern Canada and the northern United States in the winter of 2011-12 changed prevailing opinions about the species.
Why new artificial nests made of foot-long sections of PVC pipe welcome Eastern Bluebirds, House Wrens, and Tree Swallows but repel European Starlings.
What researchers discovered about the spring arrival dates of birds in New York, the effects of reduced snowpack on ground-nesting birds in the mountains of Arizona, and how higher wind speeds help Wandering Albatrosses in the Southern Ocean.
How investigators used mitochondrial DNA to pinpoint the origin of vagrant Cave Swallows that show up on the Atlantic coast and around the Great Lakes.
How careful observation revealed a plausible explanation for the age-old question of why the Black Phoebe pumps its tail.
Eye on Conservation
Why the Department of the Interior should develop regulations for the wind-power industry that enforce key provisions of the Migratory Bird Treaty Act.
From Our Readers
Your View - SLIDESHOW
Eurasian Tree Sparrow, Eastern Screech Owl, and Wild Turkeys
How photographer Erin Callihan got a great in-flight shot of one of the Red-tailed Hawks that nested successfully on a New York University building overlooking Washington Square Park in Greenwich Village in May 2011.