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

What Does 'Bird-Safe Glass' Even Mean?

From football stadiums to your own kitchen window, here's your guide to bird-safe glass.
Type: Magazine_article | From: Audubon Magazine
Audubon Magazine

9 Brand New Birds That Are Already Threatened

A recent taxonomic review identified 361 new bird species—and a quarter of them are threatened.
Type: Magazine_article | From: Audubon Magazine
Audubon Magazine

Why Should Birders Be Worried About the New Vikings Stadium?

Minnesota's pro football team just announced that they won’t use bird-safe glass on its new window-heavy stadium. Here’s what you need to know about the decision.
Type: Magazine_article | From: Audubon Magazine
Audubon Magazine

King Bird

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.
Type: Magazine_article | From: Audubon Magazine
Audubon Magazine

The Green Big Year

Dorian Anderson is on a one-year mission to see as many birds as he can — by bike.
Type: Magazine_article | From: Audubon Magazine
Audubon Magazine

Photo of the Day: Mute Swan

Patrick Dennen snaps a sleepy cygnet.
Type: Magazine_article | From: Audubon Magazine

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