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

Win a Copy of the Gorgeous Book ‘Audubon’s Aviary’

This sumptuous new volume presents Audubon’s dazzling watercolors of American birds and tells the story behind their creation.
Type: Magazine_article | From: Audubon Magazine
Audubon Magazine

How to Tell a Raven From a Crow

These black birds may look similar in some ways, but several distinctive traits help set them apart. 
Type: Magazine_article | From: Audubon Magazine
Audubon Magazine

How Do Pigeons Find Their Way Home?

Unlocking the secret of how birds navigate.
Type: Magazine_article | From: Audubon Magazine
Audubon Magazine

Solving the Piping Plover Puzzle

Piping plovers are famous summer residents of beaches and lakeshores--the most adorable argument against development and reckless recreation. Yet where many spend the winter has long been a mystery. Until now. 
Type: Magazine_article | From: Audubon Magazine
Audubon Magazine

Freddy Krueger Creator Wes Craven Loves Birds

He’s more than the master of movie mayhem and the mastermind behind the terrifying A Nightmare On Elm Street. This Hollywood director is also a nature lover.  
Type: Magazine_article | From: Audubon Magazine
Audubon Magazine

Improving Stopover Habitat for Birds

A joint effort between Audubon and The Nature Conservancy aims to improve rest stops for migrating songbirds.
Type: Magazine_article | From: Audubon Magazine

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