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

Lights, Binoculars, Action!

Steve Martin, Jack Black, and Owen Wilson (above, from left) chat about portraying birders hell-bent on tallying the most species in their new film The Big Year, which hits theaters in October. 
Type: Magazine_article | From: Audubon Magazine
Audubon Magazine

The Big Screen

The author writes about what it’s like to have his book made into a major motion picture featuring some of Hollywood’s biggest stars. Will birding ever be the same?
Type: Magazine_article | From: Audubon Magazine
Audubon Magazine

Coast Guard

For more than 80 years Audubon Texas’s coastal wardens have been safeguarding the magnificent birds that live, breed, and nest on 80 islands on the Texas Gulf Coast. If the recent oil spill reaches them, they’re apt to confront it with the same guile and grit that has helped bring back the iconic brown pelican. 
Type: Magazine_article | From: Audubon Magazine
Audubon Magazine

Free-Range Chickens

Lesser prairie chickens are almost cooked. But in the West, sensible planning and healthy partnerships hold promise—if Americans would only abandon their current policy of wind, oil, and gas development anywhere, at any cost.
Type: Magazine_article | From: Audubon Magazine
Audubon Magazine

High Hopes

Two toymakers have literally written the book on building chimney swift nesting towers—vital to the declining  bird’s survival—and turned their Texas property into a thriving Audubon sanctuary.
Type: Magazine_article | From: Audubon Magazine
Audubon Magazine

Grains of Change

In California’s Central Valley, where a quarter of the food varieties we eat are farmed, a new generation of growers is teaming up with conservationists to make sure that rice and long-billed curlews will always mix.
Type: Magazine_article | From: Audubon Magazine
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