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

Pigeons Follow Their Noses Home

Homing pigeons use scents carried on the breeze to navigate.
Type: Magazine_article | From: Audubon Magazine
Audubon Magazine

The World’s Largest Owls Need Huge Trees

Scientists uncover why the Blakiston's fish owl depends on old-growth forests.
Type: Magazine_article | From: Audubon Magazine
Audubon Magazine

For Birds, Singing More Songs Has Trade-offs

A larger repertoire might mean a weaker memory for song sparrows.
Type: Magazine_article | From: Audubon Magazine
Audubon Magazine

Protective Vests Help Chickens Cross the Road

Chickens can now safely cross the street.
Type: Magazine_article | From: Audubon Magazine
Audubon Magazine

Play a Song, Hurt a Bird?

A new study warns that taped playbacks used to attract birds might be harming them.
Type: Magazine_article | From: Audubon Magazine
Audubon Magazine

Are Canada Geese Migratory or Not?

It's the time of year that geese migrate. So why are there so many still hanging around?
Type: Magazine_article | From: Audubon Magazine

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