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

There's No Stopping Wisdom

The oldest known bird in the wild lays another egg.
Type: Magazine_article | From: Audubon Magazine
Audubon Magazine

'Tis the Season for Gyrfalcons

If you're in the northern states, keep an eye out for the majestic Gyrfalcon this winter.
Type: Magazine_article | From: Audubon Magazine
Audubon Magazine

Three Generations of Citizen Science: The Futurist

Jessica Zelt's database of bird sightings helps us understand how climate change is affecting North American bird populations.
Type: Magazine_article | From: Audubon Magazine
Audubon Magazine

World’s Oldest African Penguin Fights Skin Cancer

Tess, a resident of the Pueblo Zoo, received radiation therapy and is doing well.   
Type: Magazine_article | From: Audubon Magazine
Audubon Magazine

Three Generations of Citizen Science: The Incubator

Once Sam Droege gets a research project up and running, he dreams up a new one—and builds it.
Type: Magazine_article | From: Audubon Magazine
Audubon Magazine

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.
Type: Magazine_article | From: Audubon Magazine

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