Birding

Everyone Has a Bird Question They’re Waiting to Ask

Everyone Has a Bird Question They’re Waiting to Ask

— If they’re paying enough attention to birds to ask questions, they’re halfway to becoming an advocate for wildlife.
How to Boost Your Mindfulness and Empathy While Birding

How to Boost Your Mindfulness and Empathy While Birding

— Turning your focus to nature and wildlife can help allay stress and anxiety. But always make others feel at ease, too.
Birds Saved Debi Shearwater. Is She Really Going to Call it Quits?

Birds Saved Debi Shearwater. Is She Really Going to Call it Quits?

— After 40-plus years of leading sold-out pelagic birding tours off the California coast, the trailblazing conservationist says it’s time to retire.
The Key to the Christmas Bird Count's 120 Years of Success? The People.

The Key to the Christmas Bird Count's 120 Years of Success? The People.

— Drones and trail cams may be increasingly common in avian monitoring, but Audubon's CBC remains dependent on dedicated humans.
Category: Get in the Game

Category: Get in the Game

— The top-scoring binoculars for less than $150.
Category: Good Value

Category: Good Value

— The top-scoring binoculars in the $150–$300 range.
Category: Upper Mid-Range

Category: Upper Mid-Range

— The top-scoring binoculars in the $500–$1,000 range.
Category: Lower Mid-Range

Category: Lower Mid-Range

— The top-scoring binoculars in the $300–$500 range.
Category: Top of the Line

Category: Top of the Line

— The top-scoring binoculars in the $2,000-plus range.
The Best Places to See Seabirds Without Getting Seasick

The Best Places to See Seabirds Without Getting Seasick

— Visit one of these five famous seawatching destinations on your next birding adventure.