Birds

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. 

Birds

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

Audubon Magazine

Photo of the Day: Verdin

Nathan Nitzky captures a close encounter with a bee.
Type: Magazine_article | From: Audubon Magazine
Audubon Magazine

Photo of the Day: Northern Hawk Owl

Jim Cumming and an owl go face-to-face.
Type: Magazine_article | From: Audubon Magazine
Audubon Magazine

Tails Win

Research reveals how form meets function at a birds’ backend. 
Type: Magazine_article | From: Audubon Magazine
Audubon Magazine

Photo of the Day: Pileated Woodpecker

Bob Mislan captures a father returning to the nest.
Type: Magazine_article | From: Audubon Magazine
Audubon Magazine

Crows and Ravens are Masters of Self-Control

New study shows that corvids know when patience pays off.
Type: Magazine_article | From: Audubon Magazine
Audubon Magazine

This Bird Will Put a Spell on You

A birder may have a target bird so elusive that the bird becomes a kind of "jinx bird." But there was a real bird by that name.
Type: Magazine_article | From: Audubon Magazine
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