Mistle thursh in Miramichi. (Peter M Gadd)

Canada’s big year in the world of birding

Two rare ’code 5’ birds have popped up in the Atlantic provinces recently, stirring up extreme bird watchers, and confounding experts
Bird watching in Santo Andre Lagoon, a natural reserve in Alentejo. Portugal

The rise of millennial, urban-dwelling birders

Data-savvy 20-somethings and braying ’birder bros’ are quickly gamifying a pastime once defined by notebooks and Tilley hats
Kyo Maclear, author of Birds Art Life. (Photograph by Nick Iwanyshyn)

How a stressed woman found solace through looking at birds

When her father fell ill, Kyo Maclear felt overwhelmed by life. Then she started looking at warblers and sparrows.
Big Year

Slapstick birding? ’The Big Year’ is a big turkey

There’s more wit in any one of Steve Martin’s tweets than in this entire bird-brained movie