Birds

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."

Birds

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

Audubon Magazine

Scientists Find the Key to a City Bird’s Hue

A pigeon’s style is determined by three genes.
Type: Magazine_article | From: Audubon Magazine
Audubon Magazine

How Feathers Insulate

How do birds stay warm when it's so cold?
Type: Magazine_article | From: Audubon Magazine
Audubon Magazine

Eye-opening New Research Helps Us Understand How Birds Communicate

One species of bird is proving that eyes provide not only a window to the soul, but also an effective means of warding off unwelcome nest competitors.
Type: Magazine_article | From: Audubon Magazine
Audubon Magazine

Top 100 Images from the 2013 Audubon Magazine Photography Awards

From the poles to the tropics, an array of arresting photos of birds around the globe.
Type: Magazine_article | From: Audubon Magazine
Audubon Magazine

The Lost Bird Project

Using art to inspire connectedness with wildlife and the environment.
Type: Magazine_article | From: Audubon Magazine
Audubon Magazine

Project Passenger Pigeon

On the 100th anniversary of one of history’s most numerous birds becoming extinct, conservationists hope to help prevent other common species at risk from following the same path. 
Type: Magazine_article | From: Audubon Magazine
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