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

Are Canada Geese Migratory or Not?

It's the time of year that geese migrate. So why are there so many still hanging around?
Type: Magazine_article | From: Audubon Magazine
Audubon Magazine

Why Do Gulls Have a Red Spot on Their Bills?

The answer helped develop the science of animal behavior.
Type: Magazine_article | From: Audubon Magazine
Audubon Magazine

Birds Return to a Rat-Free Island

A small seabird is rebounding now that the rodents are gone.
Type: Magazine_article | From: Audubon Magazine
Audubon Magazine

Listening to Migrating Birds at Night May Help Ensure Their Safety

On autumn and spring evenings, hundreds of thousands, sometimes millions of birds migrate across North America. Cutting-edge recording devices are capturing the tiny chips and chirps these birds make while in flight, helping conservationists plot a protected course.
Type: Magazine_article | From: Audubon Magazine
Audubon Magazine

The Lure of the Common Loon

Joe Ricketts pledges $6.5 million to save an icon of the northern lakes.
Type: Magazine_article | From: Audubon Magazine
Audubon Magazine

Why Dippers Dip

Bobbing in turbulent water helps conceal this bird from predators. 
Type: Magazine_article | From: Audubon Magazine

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