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9 Brand New Birds That Are Already Threatened

A recent taxonomic review identified 361 new bird species—and a quarter of them are threatened.
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Why Should Birders Be Worried About the New Vikings Stadium?

Minnesota's pro football team just announced that they won’t use bird-safe glass on its new window-heavy stadium. Here’s what you need to know about the decision.
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Audubon Magazine

The Green Big Year

Dorian Anderson is on a one-year mission to see as many birds as he can — by bike.
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Audubon Magazine

A Vicious Chemical Cycle

The EPA’s reactionary approach to pesticide approval may be a bigger issue than the chemicals themselves.
Type: Magazine_article | From: Audubon Magazine
Audubon Magazine

Photo of the Day: Mute Swan

Patrick Dennen snaps a sleepy cygnet.
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An Unusual Duet with One of Nature's Best-Camouflaged Birds

The Common Potoo inspires a musician. Plus: Can you find the hidden bird in this video?
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Audubon Magazine

Photo of the Day: Burrowing Owl

Kurt Wecker lies in wait for an elusive owl.
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Audubon Magazine

What It'd Take to Build a Human-sized Robin's Nest

Robins may make the work look easy, but in human terms it's one monumental project.
Type: Magazine_article | From: Audubon Magazine
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Flashy Feathers AND a Great Song? Yep, It's Possible After All

New study challenges long-held belief that birds only have one flashy trait.
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Photograph by Nathan Rupert
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Courtesy of Audubon
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Photo of the Day: Peregrine Falcon

Will Sooter captures a familiar friend in flight.
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Audubon Magazine

Fishing Isn’t Just for the Birds

Scientists discover that spiders all over the world regularly catch and eat fish.
Type: Magazine_article | From: Audubon Magazine
Audubon Magazine

Photo of the Day: Great Egret

Tara Tanaka waits days for the perfect shot.
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Audubon Magazine

Summer Reading: Great Books for Birders and Nature Lovers

This year’s book list includes climate-change thrillers, sweet love stories, captivating adventure tales, and more.
Type: Magazine_article | From: Audubon Magazine
Audubon Magazine

Photo of the Day: Bohemian Waxwing

Laure Neish's fortuitous timing pays off.
Type: Magazine_article | From: Audubon Magazine
Audubon Magazine

Variety in a Caterpillar's Diet Could Spell Its Doom

New research reveals complex relationships between eating and being eaten.
Type: Magazine_article | From: Audubon Magazine
Audubon Magazine

Advice to Hungry Vulture: Arrive Early and Bring Friends

The first scavenger to gather its buddies around a carcass reigns supreme in Kenya.
Type: Magazine_article | From: Audubon Magazine
Audubon Magazine

Migratory Birds May Ferry Mosses Around the World

New study sheds light on botanical puzzle.
Type: Magazine_article | From: Audubon Magazine
Audubon Magazine

Innovative Technology Gives Birdwatching a Boost

An electronic field guide, bolstered with facial recognition software, may be the new frontier for birders.
Type: Magazine_article | From: Audubon Magazine
Audubon Magazine

Incubating Bird Eggs Is More Complex Than You Think

New technology offers insight into egg-turning behavior.
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Audubon Magazine

Find a Baby Bird Out of the Nest? Here’s What to Do

This clever chart has the low-down on what to do when you find a chick that flew the coop too early.  
Type: Magazine_article | From: Audubon Magazine