Birds

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. 

Birds

Reimagining John James Audubon's "Birds of North America."

Audubon Magazine

Young Songbirds: Lazy Travelers or Clever Learners?

Juvenile Wood Thrushes arrive much later to spring breeding grounds than adults. Here's why. 
Type: Magazine_article | From: Audubon Magazine
Audubon Magazine

Research Sheds New Light on Passenger Pigeon Extinction

Natural fluctuations may explain how a species that once numbered in the billions went extinct.
Type: Magazine_article | From: Audubon Magazine
Audubon Magazine

Photo of the Day: Yellow-billed Oxpeckers

Claudio Bacinello’s safari yields a well-timed photo.  
Type: Magazine_article | From: Audubon Magazine
Audubon Magazine

13 Memories of Martha, the Last Passenger Pigeon

Exactly a century ago, the last Passenger Pigeon died. Here are some memories—and tips for how to celebrate—Martha’s life.
Type: Magazine_article | From: Audubon Magazine
Audubon Magazine

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.
Type: Magazine_article | From: Audubon Magazine

Help Wildlife by Sharing the Beach

Nolan Gould and Danielle Soibelman show how you can keep the beach safe for birds and other wildlife.
Type: Magazine_article | From: Audubon Magazine

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