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

Crested Auklets Winter in the Bering Sea

The auklets present a superb natural spectacle of sight, sound, and smell.
Type: Magazine_article | From: Audubon Magazine
Audubon Magazine

Pulling Up Stakes in the West

Audubon groups are saving birds from open-ended PVC mining stakes.
Type: Magazine_article | From: Audubon Magazine
Audubon Magazine

What Do You Call a Group of Birds?

Collective nouns are a mixture of poetry, alliteration, and description.
Type: Magazine_article | From: Audubon Magazine
Audubon Magazine

Editor's Note

At Audubon, we try to focus on solutions rather than problems. 
Type: Magazine_article | From: Audubon Magazine
Audubon Magazine

Audubon View

The Christmas Bird Count isn't just fun—it provides crucial information about our country's birds, too.
Type: Magazine_article | From: Audubon Magazine
Audubon Magazine

Art of Seduction: Some Birds’ Exotic Breeding Attire Goes Beyond Flashy Feathers

For wild turkeys, Atlantic puffins, and a slew of other species, finding a mate is a colorful affair.
Type: Magazine_article | From: Audubon Magazine

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