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."

Audubon Magazine

Photo of the Day: Mute Swan

Patrick Dennen snaps a sleepy cygnet.
Type: Magazine_article | From: Audubon Magazine
Audubon Magazine

An Unusual Duet with One of Nature's Best-Camouflaged Birds

The Common Potoo inspires a musician. Plus: Can you find the hidden bird in this video?
Type: Magazine_article | From: Audubon Magazine
Audubon Magazine

A Trove of Green Heron Nests Might Just Be Treasure

The discovery of a near-record number of nests in a Louisiana marsh could help scientists understand the elusive bird's seeming decline.
Type: Magazine_article | From: Audubon Magazine
Audubon Magazine

Duck Dynasty

Of canvases and Canvasbacks: a look inside the high-stakes, duck-obsessed world of the Federal Duck Stamp Contest.
Type: Magazine_article | From: Audubon Magazine
Audubon Magazine

Photo of the Day: Burrowing Owl

Kurt Wecker lies in wait for an elusive owl.
Type: Magazine_article | From: Audubon Magazine
Audubon Magazine

Photo of the Day: Ruby-throated Hummingbird

The light falls just right in Melanie Gloster’s backyard.
Type: Magazine_article | From: Audubon Magazine

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