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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The Rap on Apps: Could They Be Harming Birds?

Overusing apps may be bad for birds.
Type: Magazine_article | From: Audubon Magazine
Audubon Magazine

Christmas Bird Count Bastion

Texas birder Bill Graber celebrates his 50th, and final, year as the Bolivar Peninsula count’s compiler.
Type: Magazine_article | From: Audubon Magazine
Audubon Magazine

Catching a Break

A new study reveals that California’s black oystercatcher population is higher than previously thought.
Type: Magazine_article | From: Audubon Magazine
Audubon Magazine

The Science of Feathers

A bird's plumage is both mystifying and magnificent, and serves a plethora of purposes, from protecting it from the cold to attracting a mate. 
Type: Magazine_article | From: Audubon Magazine
Audubon Magazine

Birding That Counts

Thousands of volunteers make invaluable contributions—and have lots of fun—taking part in the annual Christmas Bird Count.
Type: Magazine_article | From: Audubon Magazine
Audubon Magazine

Explaining Bird Flocks

Winging at speeds of up to 40 miles per hour, an entire flock of birds can make hairpin turns in an instant. How do they do it? A group of investigators is closer than ever to finding out.
Type: Magazine_article | From: Audubon Magazine

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