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

Keeping Grebes Afloat in the Intermountain West

A lifeline for an elegant waterbird.
Type: Magazine_article | From: Audubon Magazine
Audubon Magazine

Ptarmigan May Be Tops in Adapting to Winter Weather

Only one bird genus molts into all-white feathers each year.
Type: Magazine_article | From: Audubon Magazine
Audubon Magazine

Hundreds of Millions of Birds Killed Annually from Building Collisions

Certain species are at greater risk, new study finds.
Type: Magazine_article | From: Audubon Magazine
Audubon Magazine

With So Many Snowies to Study, Scientists Are Discovering How Little We Know About This Bird

After a banner year for Arctic rodents, the greatest snowy owl explosion in half a century has descended on the eastern United States—and it’s teaching us about these nomads from the north. 
Type: Magazine_article | From: Audubon Magazine
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

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