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: Bohemian Waxwing

Laure Neish's fortuitous timing pays off.
Type: Magazine_article | From: Audubon Magazine
Audubon Magazine

Advice to Hungry Vulture: Arrive Early and Bring Friends

The first scavenger to gather its buddies around a carcass reigns supreme in Kenya.
Type: Magazine_article | From: Audubon Magazine
Audubon Magazine

Find a Baby Bird Out of the Nest? Here’s What to Do

This clever chart has the low-down on what to do when you find a chick that flew the coop too early.  
Type: Magazine_article | From: Audubon Magazine
Audubon Magazine

Photo of the Day: Brown Pelican

Catherine Dalessio manages to get a clear photo on a cloudy day.
Type: Magazine_article | From: Audubon Magazine
Audubon Magazine

Photo of the Day: Fawn-breasted Brilliant Hummingbird

Mark Thomas uses strobes to create a hummingbird silhouette.  
Type: Magazine_article | From: Audubon Magazine
Audubon Magazine

The Roseate Spoonbill Like You’ve Never Seen It Before

Artist Hanoch Piven reimagines John James Audubon's classic painting from 'Birds of America'.
Type: Magazine_article | From: Audubon Magazine

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