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

What Do Birds Do for Us?

Some might not realize the tangible value of birds, but it would be foolish to underestimate how tough life would be without them.
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Audubon Magazine

Tracking Birds to Stop the Spread of Disease

Innovative new programs detect outbreaks faster than ever before. 
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Audubon Magazine

Engineers Mimic Birds’ Blue Hues

Studying feathers informs everything from eco-friendly dyes to technological advances.
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Audubon Magazine

The Gift of Caring for Baby Hummingbirds

One writer learns that this task is anything but a burden. 
Type: Magazine_article | From: Audubon Magazine
Audubon Magazine

Birds Matter Because They Do

The intrinsic value of these creatures is incalculable. 
Type: Magazine_article | From: Audubon Magazine
Audubon Magazine

Whatever Happened to the Marsh Hawk and Sparrow Hawk?

A look at how birds’ names change over time.
Type: Magazine_article | From: Audubon Magazine
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