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

Stemming the Tide of Shorebird Losses

With migrations that can span thousands of miles, Pacific shorebirds are among nature’s most amazing aerialists. But without crucial stopover habitat along their way, they could be doomed.
Type: Magazine_article | From: Audubon Magazine
Audubon Magazine

Saving North America’s Tallest Bird

Whooping crane recovery is one of conservation’s great successes, but suddenly there are new and frightening threats.
Type: Magazine_article | From: Audubon Magazine
Audubon Magazine

Are Fireworks Dangerous to Birds?

The boom, crackle, and flash of fireworks on the 4th of July may not be as delightful to wildlife as they are to us.
Type: Magazine_article | From: Audubon Magazine
Audubon Magazine

Lights Out Is a Turn-on for Birds

Programs across the continent help protect birds from colliding with buildings.
Type: Magazine_article | From: Audubon Magazine
Audubon Magazine

The Greatest Bird Rescue Ever

Thousands volunteered to help oiled penguins.
Type: Magazine_article | From: Audubon Magazine
Audubon Magazine

Birds Act as Peacekeepers in Conflict-plagued Israel and Palestine

Israeli zoologist and birder Yossi Leshem helped organize a trans-boundary birding project that benefits both birds and people.
Type: Magazine_article | From: Audubon Magazine

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