Outside your door, on your way to work, at the beach—birds are everywhere. Whether you're a beginner looking for your first pair of binoculars or an experienced birder in search of identification tips, we have it all here for you. So go on, start exploring.
Most Recent Birding Stories
Why You Should Experience a Hawkwatch
By Hannah Waters
Laurie Goodrich has witnessed 35 fall raptor migrations. She shares why hawkwatching still excites her today.
Ask Kenn: Do Migrating Birds Take the Same Routes in Spring and Fall?
By Kenn Kaufman
In this month's column, bird expert Kenn Kaufman explains the phenomenon of "loop migration."
The Kirtland's Warbler Should be Michigan's State Bird
By Andy McGlashen
And while we’re at it, we should change its name to Jack Pine Warbler.
It's Time to Redefine 'Birding'
By Freya McGregor
Anyone who enjoys birds—wherever, however—should be able to call themselves a birder.
How Birders Are Boosting Their Yard Lists While They Sleep
By Jason Gregg
Using DIY setups and free software, a growing number of community scientists are eavesdropping on nocturnal migrants flying above.
Two Fantastic Warblers Anyone Can Find
By Andrew Del-Colle
Ready to up your warbler game but not sure where to begin? Seek out water to get started with this popular pair.
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16 Virtual and In-Person Birding Festivals to Celebrate Spring Migration
By Corryn Wetzel
Your favorite events might look a little different this year, but you’ll find online opportunities to explore birding hotspots from coast to coast.
Do Yourself a Favor This Spring: Go See the American Woodcock’s ‘Sky Dance’
By Andy McGlashen
Timberdoodles have one of the wildest mating rituals among North American birds, and you should definitely check it out. Here’s how.
How You Can Be an Ally Outdoors
By Neel Dhanesha
It’s one thing to want nature to be safe and accessible for everyone—and another to help make it so. Here are some expert tips to get started.
Our Newest National Park—and West Virginia's First—Is Fantastic for Birding
By Joe Trezza
Located in the southern part of the Mountain State, New River Gorge National Park is a must-visit destination for birders and adventure seekers.