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

15 Facts About Raptors

Random and amazing tidbits about birds of prey.
Type: Magazine_article | From: Audubon Magazine
Audubon Magazine

The 2014 Audubon Guide to Binoculars

When it comes to birdwatching, what you choose to look through makes all the difference.
Type: Magazine_article | From: Audubon Magazine
Audubon Magazine

10 Reasons to Be Thankful for Birds

Whether you’re eating turkey or tofurky this Thanksgiving, raise a glass to the many ways in which wild birds enrich our lives—and in fact support our very existence.  
Type: Magazine_article | From: Audubon Magazine
Audubon Magazine

Wild Turkey on the Rocks?

The reintroduction of America's beloved holiday fowl has been one of conservation's great triumphs--but now some populations are plummeting. What's going on?
Type: Magazine_article | From: Audubon Magazine
Audubon Magazine

How Can Birds Roost on One Leg?

Many songbirds, such as cardinals or finches, sleep perched in the safety of dense trees or shrubs. When they fall asleep, they stand on one leg. 
Type: Magazine_article | From: Audubon Magazine
Audubon Magazine

Japanese Cafés Use Live Owls to Attract Customers

First there were cat cafés, now people are flocking to owl coffee shops.
Type: Magazine_article | From: Audubon Magazine

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