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

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
Audubon Magazine

Pigeons Gamble, Just Like Us.

The birds’ risky behavior can teach us about our own bad choices.
Type: Magazine_article | From: Audubon Magazine

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