Special features

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

Backyard Q&A Guide


Feeding birds and attracting them to your yard inevitably leads to questions — about feeders, birdhouses, bird baths, baby birds, … Read More

A cross-country celebration of birdsong


A review of Listening to a Continent Sing: Birdsong by Bicycle from the Atlantic to the Pacific, by Donald Kroodsma, Princeton University Press, 2016, hardcover, 336 pages, $29.95, £22.95. Read More

A visit to Pihemanu


A nest counter on Midway Atoll confronts millions of Laysan Albatross, tens of thousands of Bonin Petrels, and one lonely Short-tailed Albatross Read More