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

Roseate Spoonbills Send Warning Signs About the Florida Everglades

Decades after they staged a major comeback from plume hunting, one of the world’s most bizarre and beautiful birds is struggling in South Florida. Does this spell trouble for the entire Everglades ecosystem?
Type: Magazine_article | From: Audubon Magazine
Audubon Magazine

What Happens When Seabirds Drink Saltwater?

From albatrosses to penguins, marine birds have built-in desalination systems.
Type: Magazine_article | From: Audubon Magazine
Audubon Magazine

Saving Species on the Brink

Three success stories show just how far we’ll go to protect birds from extinction. 
Type: Magazine_article | From: Audubon Magazine
Audubon Magazine

Why Do We Never See Baby Pigeons?

They do exist, but you have to know where to look.
Type: Magazine_article | From: Audubon Magazine
Audubon Magazine

Audubon Priority Bird: American Oystercatcher

The aptly named shorebird uses its bright bill to dine on shellfish.
Type: Magazine_article | From: Audubon Magazine
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.
Type: Magazine_article | From: Audubon Magazine

AUDUBON ARCHIVE:
Scroll through Audubon covers and historical content!