Birds

Photograph by Joel Sartore
Dave Menke, US Fish & Wildlife Service
Audubon Magazine

Six Avian Olympic Champions

These birds could give skiers and snowboarders a run for the gold. 
Type: Magazine_article | From: Audubon Magazine
Courtesy Sochi 2014 Winter Games
Courtesy Sochi 2014 Winter Games
Courtesy Sochi 2014 Winter Games
Courtesy Sochi 2014 Winter Games
Courtesy Sochi 2014 Winter Games
Photograph by Sam Cartwright

Mauritius kestrel nest, in nestbox, Bambous Mountains, Mauritius – Oct 2009

Audubon Magazine

Live From Hawaii: Laysan Albatross Bird Cam

World watches as first-time parents tend to their spunky chick.
Type: Magazine_article | From: Audubon Magazine
Illustration by John Gerrard Keulemans
Photograph by Jose Mandojana
Photograph by Gerrit Vyn
Photograph by Kyle With
Photograph by Choo Yut Shing/Flickr Creative Commons

Western Snowy Plover breeding season population trends, 2005-2013.

Photograph by Tim Laman/National Geographic Society/Corbis

21 Dec 2009, Soberania National Park, Panama --- Red-capped Manakin (Pipra mentalis) Male performing backwards slide display with thigh presentation to a female at his display perch. Location: N 09º09.38', W79º44.56' Soberama National Park, Gamboa, Panama ---

Photograph by Expeditieteam Aldabra/ Foto Natura/Minden Pictures

Great Frigatebird (Fregata minor) breeding colony in trees, Aldabra, Seychelles

Photograph by Tim Laman/National Geographic Creative

A satin bowerbird flaps his wings and dances for the female.

Audubon Magazine

Hundreds of Millions of Birds Killed Annually from Building Collisions

Certain species are at greater risk, new study finds.
Type: Magazine_article | From: Audubon Magazine
Sam Droege/USGS

Sample of Dead Birds that struck buildings in Washington D.C. during the Fall and Spring of 2012 in a short stretch of streets from Union Station to the Convention Center, photo stitched together from 18 separate hi res shots. Specimens surveyed (with permits) by Lights Out DC group and deposited in the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History , can you name all the species?

Sam Droege/USGS

Sample of Dead Birds that struck buildings in Washington D.C. during the Fall and Spring of 2012 in a short stretch of streets from Union Station to the Convention Center, photo stitched together from 18 separate hi res shots. Specimens surveyed (with permits) by Lights Out DC group and deposited in the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History , can you name all the species?

Illustration by John James Audubon
Photograph by Thomas D. Mangelsen
Photograph by Gregory A. Craybas
Photograph by Francois Portmann
Audubon Magazine

Farm Bill Will Yield Benefits to Birds and Other Wildlife

Conservationists say the long-stalled legislation contains a number of victories.
Type: Magazine_article | From: Audubon Magazine