Birds

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."

Birds

Robins may make the work look easy, but in human terms it's one monumental project.

Audubon Magazine

Loon Lake

How amateur photographer Richard Simonsen captured his award-winning shot.
Type: Magazine_article | From: Audubon Magazine
Audubon Magazine

PVC Pipes Can Make Great Legs

With some innovative thinking, one Florida rehab facility gave six injured sandhill cranes a walking chance. 
Type: Magazine_article | From: Audubon Magazine
Audubon Magazine

Slings and Arrows: Why Birders Love to Hate Blue Jays

They’re smart, spectacular, and vocally versatile, so is the species really so bad?
Type: Magazine_article | From: Audubon Magazine
Audubon Magazine

Traffic Cop

A neat trick transforms a normal-size bird into Godzilla.
Type: Magazine_article | From: Audubon Magazine
Audubon Magazine

Audubon’s Photo Editor Discusses the 2012 Photography Awards

An insider’s look at the process behind the magazine’s annual contest. 
Type: Magazine_article | From: Audubon Magazine
Audubon Magazine

The Multiple Miracles of Bird Feathers

Other animals fly, make nests, chirp, lay eggs, and do all sorts of things birds do. But only birds have feathers, among the most magical creations in all of nature. 
Type: Magazine_article | From: Audubon Magazine
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