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

Why Do Birds Matter?

From authors to ornithologists, avian enthusiasts share their thoughts.
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Audubon Magazine

Mission of Mercy

A routine jog leads to a chance encounter with an injured northern gannet—and a determined effort to set things right.
Type: Magazine_article | From: Audubon Magazine
Audubon Magazine

A Crow Never Forgets

The remarkable birds, like us, can remember people's faces. 
Type: Magazine_article | From: Audubon Magazine
Audubon Magazine

The Tale of a Northern Flicker Family Captured on Film

The grand-prize winner of our fourth annual Photo Awards got the perfect shot with patience—and a specific image in mind.
Type: Magazine_article | From: Audubon Magazine
Audubon Magazine

Swallows at the End of the World

Researchers in South America are learning more about a mysterious Chilean bird. 
Type: Magazine_article | From: Audubon Magazine
Audubon Magazine

Wasps’ Nest Ideal Place for One Bird to Lay Its Eggs

The Violaceous Trogon devours some of the stinging insects before digging a cavity.
Type: Magazine_article | From: Audubon Magazine

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