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

In a Reversal of Roles, Fish Eats Birds

African tiger fish goes to great heights to prey on barn swallows.
Type: Magazine_article | From: Audubon Magazine
Audubon Magazine

Video: Zebra Finches Play Electric Guitars

Watch these birds play human instruments at Peabody Essex Museum.
Type: Magazine_article | From: Audubon Magazine
Audubon Magazine

A Buddhist Ritual Gets an Ecologically Correct Update

"Release life," the practice of freeing caged animals into the wild to generate good karma, is now an environmentally friendly act of kindness.
Type: Magazine_article | From: Audubon Magazine
Audubon Magazine

The Black Robin Conundrum: What Happens When Humans Move Eggs in the Nest

The effort to save the bird from extinction had unforeseen consequences.
Type: Magazine_article | From: Audubon Magazine
Audubon Magazine

10 Tips for Photographing Birds

A professional photographer, and past Audubon Magazine Photo Awards winner, offers advice for capturing stunning bird shots.
Type: Magazine_article | From: Audubon Magazine
Audubon Magazine

The 2013 Audubon Magazine Photography Awards

This year's winners show us birds' beauty and give us even more reason to protect them.
Type: Magazine_article | From: Audubon Magazine

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