Birds

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."

Birds

Robins may make the work look easy, but in human terms it's one monumental project.

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Editor's Note

Beach battle rages on; black swifts' uncertain future; presidential candidates keep mum.
Type: Magazine_article | From: Audubon Magazine
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Cape Hatteras's Beach Birds

When parts of the Cape Hatteras National Seashore get busy, the array of shorebirds using it might as well be crossing a highway.
Type: Magazine_article | From: Audubon Magazine
Audubon Magazine

Chimney Swift Towers Go Up in Minnesota

Johnny Herr, an Eagle Scout from Minneapolis, builds bird boxes with Audubon. 
Type: Magazine_article | From: Audubon Magazine
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The Unmistakable Cry of the Steller's Jay

Shipwrecked in what is now Alaska, George Wilhelm Steller named three new bird species in the 1740s.
Type: Magazine_article | From: Audubon Magazine
Audubon Magazine

War Rages on Cape Hatteras

The Interior Department has pledged to put wildlife before recreation in our national parks, but on a North Carolina national seashore, it’s letting off-road vehicles run amok, imperiling birds and people.
Type: Magazine_article | From: Audubon Magazine
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Excerpt: When Women Were Birds

A renowned memoirist and conservationist reflects on Wangari Maathai, a force for  nature and social justice.
Type: Magazine_article | From: Audubon Magazine
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