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

Whatever Happened to the Marsh Hawk and Sparrow Hawk?

A look at how birds’ names change over time.
Type: Magazine_article | From: Audubon Magazine
Audubon Magazine

The Amazing Brainpower of Birds

Few animals have taught neuroscience more than songbirds.
Type: Magazine_article | From: Audubon Magazine
Audubon Magazine

Birds as Pollution Detectors

Common species help scientists recognize toxins, measure mercury levels, and more.
Type: Magazine_article | From: Audubon Magazine
Audubon Magazine

Birds for Every Season

What, one man wonders, could be more important than watching birds?
Type: Magazine_article | From: Audubon Magazine
Audubon Magazine

Rufous Hummingbirds Turning Up in Unusual Places

Is climate change the reason, or are birders just paying closer attention?
Type: Magazine_article | From: Audubon Magazine
Audubon Magazine

An Osprey’s Amazing Migration From Colombia to Jamaica Bay

Tracking one bird to South America and back.
Type: Magazine_article | From: Audubon Magazine

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