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

Out of the Shadows: Black Swifts, North America's Most Mysterious Birds

Whether exploring dark, wet caves in Colorado or crossing paths with Montana's grizzlies, a dedicated band of scientists and volunteers is determined to solve the mystery of one of the most elusive birds on earth. 
Type: Magazine_article | From: Audubon Magazine
Audubon Magazine

Joining Forces to Save the Snowy Plover

Two determined Southern California biologists are on a mission to save one of our cutest, and most besieged, birds. Joggers, surfers, and dogs had better watch out.
Type: Magazine_article | From: Audubon Magazine
Audubon Magazine

In North Dakota, Multicultural Families Learn About Birds

After-school programs and a new park introduce Fargo's ethnic families to the birdlife that shares their state. 
Type: Magazine_article | From: Audubon Magazine
Audubon Magazine

Fighting to Save the Spoon-billed Sandpiper From Extinction In Five Years

So rare and cute. The spoon-billed sandpiper blends fantasy with tragedy. In a scramble to get the word out, the Cornell Lab of Ornithology captured the first-ever high-definition video of the bird, which numbers barely 300. Audubon has the story.
Type: Magazine_article | From: Audubon Magazine
Audubon Magazine

Prothonotary Warblers in the Okefenokee Swamp

A National Wildlife Refuge was set aside to protect a Georgia and Florida swamp.
Type: Magazine_article | From: Audubon Magazine
Audubon Magazine

Audubon Guide to Hawk Watching

Ten awesome places to catch one of nature's greatest spectacles.
Type: Magazine_article | From: Audubon Magazine

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