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

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
Audubon Magazine

Memories of Long-Ago Birds

For Audubon’s field editor, these recollections enrich his birdwatching and his being
Type: Magazine_article | From: Audubon Magazine
Audubon Magazine

The Man Who Saves Cranes

At forty years and counting, celebrated ornithologist George Archibald’s global crusade to protect cranes still has the wind beneath its wings. 
Type: Magazine_article | From: Audubon Magazine

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