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

Birds, Unleaded

Audubon groups in Maine and California wage a battle against deadly lead.
Type: Magazine_article | From: Audubon Magazine
Audubon Magazine

The Illustrated Aviary: Great Egret

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

Excerpt: Living on the Wind

Follow a myriad of migrants on their winged journeys. 
Type: Magazine_article | From: Audubon Magazine
Audubon Magazine

Review: Imperial Dreams

Navigating deep canyons and dodging drug traffickers on a quest to find the largest woodpecker ever known
Type: Magazine_article | From: Audubon Magazine
Audubon Magazine

In Search of the Imperial Woodpecker

A famous author and a renowned birder team up to seek the world’s largest woodpecker, the legendary pitoreal.
Type: Magazine_article | From: Audubon Magazine
Audubon Magazine

Bird Outsmarts Impersonators with Secret Language

A family password helps ensure that fairy-wrens feed their offspring—not the cuckoos snuck into their nests. 
Type: Magazine_article | From: Audubon Magazine

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