Birding Hotspots

Any birder will tell you that there’s fun to be had spotting birds outside your yard. Whether you’re traveling to a nearby park or a faraway destination – we’re sharing our favorite birding hot spots and birding locations.

Coast to Coast Birding Hotspots for Every Season

You can go birding anytime, anywhere, including your own backyard. But if you’re up for traveling, get out there and explore these top birding hotspots.

Top 5 Birding Hotspots for Fall Migration

Visit these fall birding migration hotspots to view a vast number of bird species as they fly south before winter.


4 Reasons You Should Escape to Voyageurs National Park

Explore the waterways and hiking trails in this peaceful, picturesque Minnesota National Park to see wildlife, birds and historic sites.


Explore the Great Smoky Mountains to See Birds and Wildlife

Discover the activities you should do and the places to visit at the Great Smoky Mountains to see the most...


Endangered California Condors Spotted at Sequoia National Park

The endangered raptors, once extinct in the wild, were seen at the California national park for the first time in...

12 Birds You Can Only See in One Place on Earth

Talk about a rare bird! You'll only be able to see these stunning birds in very specific locations around the...


Visit Bandelier National Monument for History and Hummingbirds

Travel back in time to view ancient sites, hummingbirds and wildlife at this historic treasure in New Mexico.


Birding Hotspots for Spring Migration

Bright colors, fluttering wings... spring means birds are on the move! Head to these migratory birds hotspots to see them...


Bird Irruption: A Sudden Surge of Birds

Keep a close eye on your feeders this winter. Hungry, nomadic birds from the far north may make an unexpected...


Birding Hotspots: Maine Birding Trail

If you're looking for new birding hotspots to explore this summer, check out the Maine Birding Trail to find a...


Find the Perfect Bird Festival For You

From tiny hummingbirds in Arizona to elegant hawks in New Jersey, there's a bird party out there for everyone.


Birding Hotspot: Orlando Wetlands Park

Take a break from the theme parks and visit a birding hotspot instead at Orlando Wetlands Park.


Hawaii Birding: Kilauea Point National Wildlife Refuge

A Hawaii birding hotspot, Kilauea Point NWR offers the chance to see thousands of seabirds alongside a picturesque lighthouse.

Best Birding Hotspots in South Texas

With the Rio Grande Valley Birding Festival going on, I'm highlighting some of the best birding hotspots in South Texas...


Top 5 Birding Hotspots in Southeast Arizona

This is Rob's list of the best birding hotspots in Southeast Arizona from the remote Chiricahua Mountains to Sweetwater Wetlands...


Birding Hotspots: Pawnee National Grasslands

When you think of birding hotspots in Colorado, you probably picture mountains but in the northeastern part of the state,...


Warblers in Ohio: Birding at Magee Marsh

Most birders know about Magee Marsh and the incredible warblers in Ohio. Learn more about this spring migration birding hotspot.


Birding Hotspots: Salton Sea, California

The Salton Sea is one of the top birding hotspots in all of California.


Birding Hotspots for Snowbirds

If you are planning to escape the cold northern winters this year, these are some birding hotspots you should consider...


Birding Hotspots: Lesser-Known National Parks

Explore some lesser-known national parks that are birding hotspots.


The Best Sites for Viewing Arizona Hummingbird Species

August is the best time of year to observe hummingbird species in southeast Arizona. Learn the best places to see...

Explore Birding Hotspots in the Prairies of North Dakota this Summer

Birding in deeps woods in the summer can be tough, so I suggest checking out these birding hotspots in the...


Top Gulf Coast Birding Hotspots for Spring Migration

Birding along the Gulf Coast is always fun but it's even better when you visit these birding hotspots during spring...


Best December Birding Destinations

There are plenty of great birds to see during the winter months, you just have to know what birding hotspots...


10 Spectacular National Park Birding Sites

Fantastic bird sightings are nearly guaranteed when you plan your trip around these magnificent birding hotspots in the National Park...


Birding Hotspots: Estero Llano Grande State Park

The Rio Grande Valley is full of birding hotspots but Estero Llano Grande State Park is my favorite!


Top 10 Bird-Friendly Cities in America

These birding hotspots fly high when it comes to preserving and protecting urban wildlife habitat. Check out the best cities...