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

Real Estate for Purple Martins

Biologists and volunteers are using maps to bring a beloved species back to Wisconsin.
Type: Magazine_article | From: Audubon Magazine
Audubon Magazine

Birders Flock to the Land of Many Lakes

The head of Michigan Audubon is turning birding into a serious business.
Type: Magazine_article | From: Audubon Magazine
Audubon Magazine

Tokyo's Got a Parrot Problem

Feral parakeets, let loose after an exotic pet craze, have taken over the world's largest city.
Type: Magazine_article | From: Audubon Magazine
Audubon Magazine

The Illustrated Aviary: Cedar Waxwing

Ryan Berkley reimagines this avian just in time for the Christmas Bird Count.
Type: Magazine_article | From: Audubon Magazine
Audubon Magazine

Three Generations of Citizen Science: The Futurist

Jessica Zelt's database of bird sightings helps us understand how climate change is affecting North American bird populations.
Type: Magazine_article | From: Audubon Magazine
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

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