Birds

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.

Birds

The long and torturous tale of how a style guide came to be.

Audubon Magazine

Catching a Break

A new study reveals that California’s black oystercatcher population is higher than previously thought.
Type: Magazine_article | From: Audubon Magazine
Audubon Magazine

The Science of Feathers

A bird's plumage is both mystifying and magnificent, and serves a plethora of purposes, from protecting it from the cold to attracting a mate. 
Type: Magazine_article | From: Audubon Magazine
Audubon Magazine

Birding That Counts

Thousands of volunteers make invaluable contributions—and have lots of fun—taking part in the annual Christmas Bird Count.
Type: Magazine_article | From: Audubon Magazine
Audubon Magazine

Explaining Bird Flocks

Winging at speeds of up to 40 miles per hour, an entire flock of birds can make hairpin turns in an instant. How do they do it? A group of investigators is closer than ever to finding out.
Type: Magazine_article | From: Audubon Magazine
Audubon Magazine

The Big Year According to Birders

Our experts offer a very specialized critique of the major motion picture.
Type: Magazine_article | From: Audubon Magazine
Audubon Magazine

Take a Puffin Home

A photographer's images help aquaint auks with those who want to adopt them. 
Type: Magazine_article | From: Audubon Magazine
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