Birds

Birds

In Pelican Dreams, documentary filmmaker Judy Irving explores the modern lives of ancient seabirds.

Birds

Night-migrating songbirds fall from the sky when they collide with urban buildings. Some cities are switching off the lights to boost the birds' chances of safe passage. 

Birds

Neil Hayward spent most of 2013 crisscrossing the continent on a quest to see as many bird species as he could in a calendar year. When it was all over, he'd seen more than anyone-ever-and broken the Big Year record.

Birds

Green Heron numbers seem to be declining in recent years, and no one is sure just why. Now a trove of nests uncovered in a Louisiana marsh could help scientists solve the mystery.

Birds

Of canvases and Canvasbacks: a look inside the high-stakes, duck-obsessed world of the Federal Duck Stamp Contest.

Birds

Gannets are the bird world's Olympians, capable of plunging a hundred feet through the air, then slicing through the ocean to chase down fish. 

Audubon Magazine

Three Generations of Citizen Science: The Pioneer

Fifty years after launching the breeding bird survey, 70 years after starting a career in bird conservation, and nearly 100 years after his birth, Chan Robbins is still watching closely.
Type: Magazine_article | From: Audubon Magazine
Audubon Magazine

8 Birds to Spot in the Christmas Bird Count

Looking forward to the Christmas Birdcount but don't know which birds to look for? Here are a few suggestions.  
Type: Magazine_article | From: Audubon Magazine
Audubon Magazine

How Birds Lost Their Teeth

Yes, birds used to have teeth. They swapped them for beaks more than 100 million years ago, new research says. 
Type: Magazine_article | From: Audubon Magazine
Audubon Magazine

Humpback Whale Mistakes Pelican for Lunch

A pelican had an unwelcome surprise when a humpback snapped it up.
Type: Magazine_article | From: Audubon Magazine
Audubon Magazine

Bird Evolution Was Rapid, and Happened Early On, Studies Say

A research project used full genome analysis of 48 bird species to determine a more specific avian tree of life.
Type: Magazine_article | From: Audubon Magazine
Audubon Magazine

Rufa Red Knot Gets Listed

Rising sea levels threaten the habitat this shorebird needs to migrate.
Type: Magazine_article | From: Audubon Magazine

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