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

Where Have All the Purple Martins Gone?

A new video helps us follow the flight of 500,000 disappeared birds.
Type: Magazine_article | From: Audubon Magazine
Audubon Magazine

Tokyo's Got a Parrot Problem

Feral parakeets, let loose after an exotic pet craze, have taken over the world's largest city.
Type: Magazine_article | From: Audubon Magazine
Audubon Magazine

Hitchcock's Deranged Birds

Science backs up some aspects of the famed director's classic 1963 movie The Birds.
Type: Magazine_article | From: Audubon Magazine
Audubon Magazine

Can Owls Swim?

A birder caught a Great Horned Owl taking an unusual route across Lake Michigan.
Type: Magazine_article | From: Audubon Magazine
Audubon Magazine

Consider the Lowly Starling

Though cursed by many, the European Starling has had some famous fans.
Type: Magazine_article | From: Audubon Magazine
Audubon Magazine

The Shearwater’s Best Shot

Vaccinations can protect Cory's Shearwater colonies for up to 6 years.
Type: Magazine_article | From: Audubon Magazine

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