Birds

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.

Birds

The long and torturous tale of how a style guide came to be.

Audubon Magazine

10 Reasons to Be Thankful for Birds

Whether you’re eating turkey or tofurky this Thanksgiving, raise a glass to the many ways in which wild birds enrich our lives—and in fact support our very existence.  
Type: Magazine_article | From: Audubon Magazine
Audubon Magazine

Wild Turkey on the Rocks?

The reintroduction of America's beloved holiday fowl has been one of conservation's great triumphs--but now some populations are plummeting. What's going on?
Type: Magazine_article | From: Audubon Magazine
Audubon Magazine

How Can Birds Roost on One Leg?

Many songbirds, such as cardinals or finches, sleep perched in the safety of dense trees or shrubs. When they fall asleep, they stand on one leg. 
Type: Magazine_article | From: Audubon Magazine
Audubon Magazine

Japanese Cafés Use Live Owls to Attract Customers

First there were cat cafés, now people are flocking to owl coffee shops.
Type: Magazine_article | From: Audubon Magazine
Audubon Magazine

The Illustrated Aviary: California Quail

Reimagining John James Audubon's "Birds of North America."
Type: Magazine_article | From: Audubon Magazine
Audubon Magazine

Pigeons Follow Their Noses Home

Homing pigeons use scents carried on the breeze to navigate.
Type: Magazine_article | From: Audubon Magazine
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