Birds

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.

Birds

The long and torturous tale of how a style guide came to be.

Audubon Magazine

Poison Control

New rodenticide regulations protect raptors and could save seabirds.
Type: Magazine_article | From: Audubon Magazine
Audubon Magazine

Spots Before the Eyes

FIeld editor Kenn Kaufman set out to break a big year record in 1973, the year that he turned 19, by hitch-hiking around North America. 
Type: Magazine_article | From: Audubon Magazine
Audubon Magazine

Fowl Obsession

Tallying species started in the 1900s with the Christmas Bird Count, but it was Roger Tory Peterson who turned birding North America into a sport. 
Type: Magazine_article | From: Audubon Magazine
Audubon Magazine

Fall Migration Hot Spots

With autumn on the horizon, you can soon witness—up close and in person—billions of wings on the go in peak season. Here are six of my favorite lookouts.
Type: Magazine_article | From: Audubon Magazine
Audubon Magazine

Birds of a Feather

A major motion picture tells the tale of birders on a counting quest.
Type: Magazine_article | From: Audubon Magazine
Audubon Magazine

5 Days, 5 Nights, 3,000 Miles, and 10 Hours of Sleep—but Who's Counting?

Contestants in the Great Texas Birding Classic face off in fierce competition. The real winners, though, are the birds themselves.
Type: Magazine_article | From: Audubon Magazine
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