NOVEMBER/DECEMBER 2021 VOL.35 NO.6
16 Foreign exchange A guide to the exotic songbirds of the lower 48 states and southern Canada. BY JESSE GREENSPAN
26Defending the air wolf Throughout the Harpy Eagle’s range in Central America and South America, a small army of dedicated protectors do all they can to save the massive raptor. BY BRIAN KLUEPFEL
34Rescue at sea How a pair of whale researchers turned their attention to saving animals and plants on islands around the world. BY DOUGLAS CHADWICK
48Hotspots Near You Must-see birding sites in southwestern Mississippi and southeastern Wisconsin. BY DOUG CLARKE AND MATT MENDENHALL
52 Your View Readers’ photos of Black- necked Stilt, Boreal Chickadee, Northern Parula, and more.
4 BIRDING BRIEFS
New searches planned for the Ivorybilled Woodpecker, no answers on summer bird disease, satellite tracking Black Scoters, a fresh look at Sharpshinned Hawks, and more.
8 ON THE WIRE
The winner of the Bird Photographer of the Year contest, birders on TikTok, this year’s Birds in Art exhibition, books about flight photography, art, and parrots, and gift ideas for birders.
COVER PHOTO European Goldfinch by Godi Photo/Shutterstock