Illustration: Meryl Rowin

A Sibling Rivalry Through Twitches and Tweets—with Jeffrey Ward

— “Jason taught me 90 percent of everything I know. He’s been a big part of the bird aspect of my life.”
Illustration: Meryl Rowin

Patience, Happiness, and Other Virtues Learned From Birds—with Jason Ward

— “If you just look and observe the world around you, you’ll find that things are not that bad.”

From Hog Island to Sanibel Island, a Love Story—with Liz Bergstrom

— “They volunteered during the war using their birding skills.”
Illustration: Meryl Rowin

Sharing the Bay Area's Rich Tapestry of Birdlife — with Cindy Margulis

— "You can talk to anybody about a bird; it’s a way of bringing people together."
Illustration: Meryl Rowin

In Mexico, Grassland Birds and Ranching Can Coexist — with Mauricio de la Maza

— "That’s how everything kind of melds together: birds, habitat, water, the people, and economics."
Illustration: Meryl Rowin

Why the Scrub-Jay Should Be Florida's State Bird — with Eva Ries

— "It was as though magic happened, because I felt a pair of feet in my hand."