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

Swallows at the End of the World

Researchers in South America are learning more about a mysterious Chilean bird. 
Type: Magazine_article | From: Audubon Magazine
Audubon Magazine

Wasps’ Nest Ideal Place for One Bird to Lay Its Eggs

The Violaceous Trogon devours some of the stinging insects before digging a cavity.
Type: Magazine_article | From: Audubon Magazine
Audubon Magazine

The Race to Save the Rusty Blackbird

Citizen scientists try to help a bird on the brink.
Type: Magazine_article | From: Audubon Magazine
Audubon Magazine

Cranes on the Platte River

Between February and April, more than half a million sandhill cranes gather on the PLatte River in central Nebraska, staging for a journey that ends as far north as eastern Siberia.
Type: Magazine_article | From: Audubon Magazine
Audubon Magazine

Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary Is a Winter Haven for Migratory Birds

A variety of avian species inhabit the mixture of cypress swamp and pineland.
Type: Magazine_article | From: Audubon Magazine
Audubon Magazine

2012 Bird Madness Winner: American Kestrel

Meet the champ of our second annual people’s choice competition
Type: Magazine_article | From: Audubon Magazine

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