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

How to Identify Gulls

Black, white, gray... how do you sort them all out?
Type: Magazine_article | From: Audubon Magazine
Audubon Magazine

Snowy Owls: Bird Expert Kenn Kaufman Answers 12 Questions

Find out if the birds are born white, why their vocalizations are different from other owls', and more.
Type: Magazine_article | From: Audubon Magazine
Audubon Magazine

Snowy Owl Shootings Cease

New York area airports pledge to trap and release rare birds visiting from the Arctic. 
Type: Magazine_article | From: Audubon Magazine
Audubon Magazine

How Birds Cope With Cold in Winter

From feathers to fat, birds have multiple strategies for keeping warm when the mercury dips.
Type: Magazine_article | From: Audubon Magazine
Audubon Magazine

New Rule Is a Win for Wind, Blows for Eagles

The government will grant permits allowing the industry to harm or kill the raptors for 30 years.
Type: Magazine_article | From: Audubon Magazine
Audubon Magazine

From the Archives: Tsi-lick! Goes the Henslow’s

And other gleanings of an amateur among professionals on the Christmas Bird Count.
Type: Magazine_article | From: Audubon Magazine
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