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

Photo of the Day: Burrowing Owl

Kurt Wecker lies in wait for an elusive owl.
Type: Magazine_article | From: Audubon Magazine
Audubon Magazine

Photo of the Day: Ruby-throated Hummingbird

The light falls just right in Melanie Gloster’s backyard.
Type: Magazine_article | From: Audubon Magazine
Audubon Magazine

Going Deep

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. 
Type: Magazine_article | From: Audubon Magazine
Audubon Magazine

Illustrated Aviary: Yellow-Throated Warbler

Reimagining John James Audubon's "Birds of North America."
Type: Magazine_article | From: Audubon Magazine
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
Audubon Magazine

Chernobyl’s Radiation Seems to Be Robbing Birds of Their Sperm

New study could shed light on how nuclear disasters affect birds.
Type: Magazine_article | From: Audubon Magazine

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