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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Birding by Zipline

Clipping into a zipline and flying through the canopy of a West Virginia hardwood forest gives thrill seekers a decidedly different perspective on their favorite birds. 
Type: Magazine_article | From: Audubon Magazine
Audubon Magazine

Connecting the Dots Along Migratory Flyways

The dawn of a new era in ornithology is revealing the secrets of many species’ migratory journeys in astonishing detail. Here are some of the latest endeavors.
Type: Magazine_article | From: Audubon Magazine
Audubon Magazine

Rules to Sing By

Unraveling the mysteries of bird duets in Puerto Rico's mountainous rainforests.
Type: Magazine_article | From: Audubon Magazine
Audubon Magazine

Taking Flight With Raptors

Parahawking, a sport that combines paragliding and falconry, is drawing adventurers and fostering a new breed of conservationist. 
Type: Magazine_article | From: Audubon Magazine
Audubon Magazine

How to Find Owls: A Crash Course in Montana

An amateur birder learns how to locate owls, using scientific techniques. 
Type: Magazine_article | From: Audubon Magazine
Audubon Magazine

Audubon's Legacy: Where It All Began

On a farm in rural Pennsylvania, John James Audubon first glimpsed the curious birds of the New World that would become his lifelong passion. Now the Audubon Center at Mill Grove shares his home and his artistry with the conservation movement he continues to inspire.
Type: Magazine_article | From: Audubon Magazine

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