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.

How to Enjoy Nature on Your Vacation

You don’t have to be a hard-core adventurer to appreciate the great outdoors. We'll show you how to enjoy nature...


Shore Bird Watching on Sanibel Island

Spend a lazy afternoon doing a little bird watching from your beach chair at this birding hotspot.


Observing the Migration of North American Birds of Prey

There are many sites all over the country that are great places to observe the migration of North American birds...


Fall Birding Locations on the East Coast

The Northeast is known for its autumn foliage, but don’t forget to look for the birds, too. This fall, consider...


Turn Vacation Places into Birding Hotspots

Gulf Shores, Alabama is not just a beach vacation destination, it's full of birding hotspots, too! Learn how to incorporate...


Lesser Known Birding Hotspots: Goose Pond FWA in Indiana

Goose Pond is one of the many birding hotspots that make Indiana a wonderful place for birding.


Birding Hotspots: The Harlequin Ducks of Barnegat Light, New Jersey

Photographing Harlequin Ducks on the East Coast


City Birds in Urban Birding Hotspots

Meet some of the most common city birds that live in urban birding hotspots today, and find out how they're...

Where Do Migrating Birds Spend the Winter?

We've all watched migrating birds head south each fall. But where do they wind up at journey's end?


Birding Hotspots of a Lifetime

Planning a birding trip? See our recommendations for six birding hotspots around the world that everyone should see.


Birding Hotspots in the Wilderness

Some of the best birding hotspots seem to be right in the middle of nowhere.


How to Prepare for a Bird-Watching Trip

Learn what to pack and wear, the essential gear you need to bring, and other ways to prepare before you...


Follow Bird Flyways to See Migrating Birds

Want to find bird migration hotspots and see lots of migrating birds? Check out the four top North American bird...


Southwest Hotspot for Migrating Hummingbirds

Visit Beatty's Guest Ranch and Orchard to see as many as 14 species of migrating hummingbirds in one day during...


Sabal Palm Sanctuary-birding hotspot extraordinaire

The Sabal Palm Sanctuary is the last, but no way the least, of my favorite birding hotspots in the So