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There's No Stopping Wisdom

The oldest known bird in the wild lays another egg.
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'Tis the Season for Gyrfalcons

If you're in the northern states, keep an eye out for the majestic Gyrfalcon this winter.
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World’s Oldest African Penguin Fights Skin Cancer

Tess, a resident of the Pueblo Zoo, received radiation therapy and is doing well.   
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The Northern Goshawk, An Esteemed Bird of Prey

Ever since medieval times this raptor has been regarded by falconers as a fearsome and beautiful hunter.
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2014 Audubon Holiday Gift Guide

Last-minute picks for nature lovers of all ages.
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12 Amazing Things About the Christmas Bird Count

One of the longest-running citizen science projects in the world is still evolving. Here's how this year's count will be different from the rest.
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How Birds Lost Their Teeth

Yes, birds used to have teeth. They swapped them for beaks more than 100 million years ago, new research says. 
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Bird Evolution Was Rapid, and Happened Early On, Studies Say

A research project used full genome analysis of 48 bird species to determine a more specific avian tree of life.
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Stirring the Waters

Amy and Dave Freeman spent 101 days in a canoe, in an effort to preserve the wilderness they call home.
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Rufa Red Knot Gets Listed

Rising sea levels threaten the habitat this shorebird needs to migrate.
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Dust Up

As Los Angeles officials reconsider how to settle the Owens Lake dust, conservationists are concerned about how wildlife might fare. 
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Where Have All the Purple Martins Gone?

A new video helps us follow the flight of 500,000 disappeared birds.
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Hitchcock's Deranged Birds

Science backs up some aspects of the famed director's classic 1963 movie The Birds.
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Consider the Lowly Starling

Though cursed by many, the European Starling has had some famous fans.
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Tagged Bird or Avian Bomb?

Afghan authorities shot down a bird that had a suspicious-looking antenna on it. But what was it? 
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The Tiny but Tough Common Redpoll

Don't let this bird's name keep you from realizing it's uncommon capabilities.
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Hummingbirds or Hummingbugs?

Hummingbirds fly more like insects than like birds, a new study reveals.
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A Dipper Dives

A new video catches North America's only swimming songbird in the act.
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Wishbones and Dinosaurs

The wishbone dates back more than 150 million years.
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Don’t Drink and Fly

Canadian birds that hit the fermented berries too hard may be put in a drunk tank til they sober up.
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Falcons Fighting Berry Crime

Falcons and farmers form alliances to save (literally) tons of food.
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Join Cornell Scientists with Project FeederWatch

Cornell's Lab of Ornithology needs your help tracking bird movements.
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Expanded Highway Could Threaten Eagle Habitat

Alaska’s DOT wants to straighten a road through the Chilkat Bald Eagle Preserve, but conservationists are speaking up. 
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The Endangered Species List Gains the Gunnison Sage-Grouse

The Federal Fish and Wildlife Service listed the bird as a threatened species.
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Credit: Noppadol Paothong Photography

Males Gunnison Sage-Grouse fight over territory dispute on the lek during a spring mating season at Mill Creek Ranch in Gunnison, CO.

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Europe's 421 Million Lost Birds

The vast majority of Europe's bird losses over the past 30 years were of common species, according to a recent study.
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Credit: Frans de Wit/Flickr Creative Commons
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Strangers in Your Backyard? Thank Climate Change

Over the past two decades, the cast of birds that frequent winter feeders has changed. A recent study suggests global warming may be to blame. 
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Enter the World of the Oystercatcher

Despite their name, Oystercatchers aren't all about oysters.
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Blackbirds Eating in the Dead of Night

A new study shows urban light pollution is turning Blackbirds into night owls.
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