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14 Birdy Reasons to Celebrate the Wilderness Act

In honor of the 50th anniversary of the Wilderness Act, here are several birds that have benefited from the legislation, and some that still need its help. 
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Young Songbirds: Lazy Travelers or Clever Learners?

Juvenile Wood Thrushes arrive much later to spring breeding grounds than adults. Here's why. 
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Research Sheds New Light on Passenger Pigeon Extinction

Natural fluctuations may explain how a species that once numbered in the billions went extinct.
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Photo of the Day: Yellow-billed Oxpeckers

Claudio Bacinello’s safari yields a well-timed photo.  
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Owls Starve as Drought Drags On

Raptors and owls in Southern California, particularly at Audubon's Starr Ranch, have had an unusually bad breeding season.
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One, Two, 3.79 million: How Many Penguins Are There?

A recent study found that Adélie Penguin populations are increasing, but that doesn’t mean the birds aren’t still threatened by climate change.
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Should Conservationists Team Up With Sportsmen?

Environmental writer Ted Williams makes a compelling case for why conservationists should collaborate with hunters and fishermen to save species. 
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Do Magpies Really Covet Diamonds?

A new study confirms what experts have believed for a long time—there’s no evidence magpies adore shiny things.
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Bird's Eye View: California Condors Soar Back from the Brink

Following the birth of Utah's first California Condor chick, here's a status update on the condor reintroduction effort. 
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Wildlife Advocates Score a Win at Cape Hatteras

A recent court ruling upholds law protecting wildlife habitat from off-road vehicles. 
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