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

What Makes Bird Vision So Cool

They use their right and left eyes differently. Some may sleep on the wing. They may even be able to see the earth's magnetic field. Welcome to the amazing world of bird vision.
Type: Magazine_article | From: Audubon Magazine
Audubon Magazine

Hummingbirds See Red

Red flowers and feeders are rich sources of food for hummingbirds, but it turns out that it's the nectar, not the color that makes the most difference.
Type: Magazine_article | From: Audubon Magazine
Audubon Magazine

Drones Help Track Nests

Researchers use robots to survey and conserve breeding water birds.
Type: Magazine_article | From: Audubon Magazine
Audubon Magazine

The Healing Power of Birds

A Toyota TogetherGreen fellow uses stuffed animals and birdfeeders to treat people with dementia.
Type: Magazine_article | From: Audubon Magazine
Audubon Magazine

The Willow Ptarmigan's Silly Sounds

It's hard not to smile when you hear this bird.
Type: Magazine_article | From: Audubon Magazine
Audubon Magazine

Umbrella Species: Greater Sage Grouse

Protecting the West's sagebrush landscape goes way beyond merely protecting the greater sage-grouse. 
Type: Magazine_article | From: Audubon Magazine

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