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

A California Lake Becomes a Stopover Spot Again

Two hundred miles north of Los Angeles, windswept Owens Lake was the victim of one of the most audacious water grabs in the history of the American West. Now it is the site of one of its most innovative restorations—resurrecting a critical pit stop for migrating birds.
Type: Magazine_article | From: Audubon Magazine
Audubon Magazine

A Bill to Ban Lead Ammunition Could Protect California Condors

California outlaws lead ammo to safeguard an iconic bird.
Type: Magazine_article | From: Audubon Magazine
Audubon Magazine

Win a Copy of ‘The World’s Rarest Birds’

Gorgeous, photo-filled book highlights endangered, often unknown, birds.
Type: Magazine_article | From: Audubon Magazine
Audubon Magazine

Fake Marbled Murrelet Eggs Cause Jays to Vomit

Scientists thwart Steller's jays by tricking them into eating eggs that make them puke.
Type: Magazine_article | From: Audubon Magazine
Audubon Magazine

Audubon View

Transforming an auto impound yard into a haven for birds.
Type: Magazine_article | From: Audubon Magazine
Audubon Magazine

Woodpeckers as Keystone Species

Woodpeckers create habitat for other woodland birds.
Type: Magazine_article | From: Audubon Magazine
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