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

Excerpt: Welcome to Subirdia

Writer John Marzluff explains how golf courses can be bird-friendly, as well as birdie-friendly. 
Type: Magazine_article | From: Audubon Magazine
Audubon Magazine

The Pacific Wren's Song, Slowed Down

Wrens can tell a long story with a very short song. 
Type: Magazine_article | From: Audubon Magazine
Audubon Magazine

Robin vs. Feral Pigeon: Voting for Britain’s National Bird

Britain doesn’t have a national bird. Now, one avid birder is looking to change that. 
Type: Magazine_article | From: Audubon Magazine
Audubon Magazine

Do Peacocks Pay a Price for Beauty?

A recent study suggests that the peacock’s extravagant train doesn’t fetter its flight.
Type: Magazine_article | From: Audubon Magazine
Audubon Magazine

Traffic On the Atlantic Flyway

A record-breaking number of Ospreys have been sighted in the Florida Keys this season. Here's why.
Type: Magazine_article | From: Audubon Magazine
Audubon Magazine

Praying Mantis vs. Hummingbird

Even though mantises are smaller, they'll still attack hummingbirds. Here's how to keep your backyard bird safe. 
Type: Magazine_article | From: Audubon Magazine

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