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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Bird Dad Awards: The Innovative, the Endearing, and the Less-Than-Admirable

These guys employ many different strategies for raising their young.
Type: Magazine_article | From: Audubon Magazine
Audubon Magazine

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If Shell Oil has its way and drilling proceeds in the Beaufort and Chukchi seas, rich bird habitat and nurseries could suffer the consequences of a spill.
Type: Magazine_article | From: Audubon Magazine
Audubon Magazine

Art Aims to Protect Birds from Glass

College students design films to prevent birds from crashing into windows.
Type: Magazine_article | From: Audubon Magazine
Audubon Magazine

Birds that Perish During Migration are the Stuff of Education

The fate of migrating birds a century ago can teach us plenty right now.
Type: Magazine_article | From: Audubon Magazine
Audubon Magazine

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Major wind developers have pledged to voluntarily incorporate bird-friendly guidelines in the construction of new wind energy projects and to modify existing turbines. 
Type: Magazine_article | From: Audubon Magazine
Audubon Magazine

Small Miracles: The Wonder of Birds' Nests

They’re intricate, involved creations, built of everything from mud and twigs to nails and window screens. Here’s a look at birds’ nests like you’ve never seen these miniature masterpieces before.
Type: Magazine_article | From: Audubon Magazine

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