Birds

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. 

Birds

Reimagining John James Audubon's "Birds of North America."

Birds

Robins may make the work look easy, but in human terms it's one monumental project.

Birds

The long and torturous tale of how a style guide came to be.

Audubon Magazine

Video: Zebra Finches Play Electric Guitars

Watch these birds play human instruments at Peabody Essex Museum.
Type: Magazine_article | From: Audubon Magazine
Audubon Magazine

A Buddhist Ritual Gets an Ecologically Correct Update

"Release life," the practice of freeing caged animals into the wild to generate good karma, is now an environmentally friendly act of kindness.
Type: Magazine_article | From: Audubon Magazine
Audubon Magazine

The Black Robin Conundrum: What Happens When Humans Move Eggs in the Nest

The effort to save the bird from extinction had unforeseen consequences.
Type: Magazine_article | From: Audubon Magazine
Audubon Magazine

10 Tips for Photographing Birds

A professional photographer, and past Audubon Magazine Photo Awards winner, offers advice for capturing stunning bird shots.
Type: Magazine_article | From: Audubon Magazine
Audubon Magazine

The 2013 Audubon Magazine Photography Awards

This year's winners show us birds' beauty and give us even more reason to protect them.
Type: Magazine_article | From: Audubon Magazine
Audubon Magazine

Winter: Nature’s Cold Storage

One good thing about cold weather.
Type: Magazine_article | From: Audubon Magazine
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