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."

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Excerpt: When Women Were Birds

A renowned memoirist and conservationist reflects on Wangari Maathai, a force for  nature and social justice.
Type: Magazine_article | From: Audubon Magazine
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The Puffin Man

A project that began modestly on a small island in Maine is today helping to save seabirds all over the world.
Type: Magazine_article | From: Audubon Magazine
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Housing Development Could Threaten Arizona’s San Pedro River

Development could pull water from a critical migratory bird stopover site.
Type: Magazine_article | From: Audubon Magazine
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A Mail Ma'am's Mission to Protect Bluebirds

A Virginia letter carrier has turned her route into a haven for nesting eastern bluebirds.
Type: Magazine_article | From: Audubon Magazine
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DIY: Build a Bluebird Box

With a few tools and materials, you can make a home for bluebirds in your backyard. 
Type: Magazine_article | From: Audubon Magazine
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Freeze Frame: Gray Catbird, Caught In the Act

A gray catbird makes a surprise appearance during a Baltimore oriole photo shoot. 
Type: Magazine_article | From: Audubon Magazine

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