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

Project Passenger Pigeon

On the 100th anniversary of one of history’s most numerous birds becoming extinct, conservationists hope to help prevent other common species at risk from following the same path. 
Type: Magazine_article | From: Audubon Magazine
Audubon Magazine

Pigeons Gamble, Just Like Us.

The birds’ risky behavior can teach us about our own bad choices.
Type: Magazine_article | From: Audubon Magazine
Audubon Magazine

Diplomat by Day, Birding Fanatic Around the Clock

Peter Kaestner takes Audubon's Christmas Bird Count tradition all the way to Afghanistan.
Type: Magazine_article | From: Audubon Magazine
Audubon Magazine

Why Birds Attacked the Pope’s Peace Doves

Avian Expert and Audubon Field Editor Kenn Kaufman discusses Sunday's assault.  
Type: Magazine_article | From: Audubon Magazine
Audubon Magazine

Ready for Superb Owl Sunday?

It's a play-on-words that Stephen Colbert can't refuse. And neither can we.
Type: Magazine_article | From: Audubon Magazine
Audubon Magazine

Incredible Videos Reveal Birds’ Flight Paths

An artist offers a whole new way of visualizing how birds and other animals move.  
Type: Magazine_article | From: Audubon Magazine

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