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Praying Mantis vs. Hummingbird

Even though mantises are smaller, they'll still attack hummingbirds. Here's how to keep your backyard bird safe. 
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Audubon Magazine

Smile, You’re on Candid Camera: Penguin Edition

In a new PBS Nature series, filmmakers disguise cameras, tricking real penguins for the sake of never-before-seen footage.
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Celebrity Bird Spotted at Jersey Shore

Andy McGann pulled an all-nighter to film a rare North American visitor. Here are the results.
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Win a Copy: "The Birds of Pandemonium"

Read an excerpt from Michele Raffin's new book about running a home for abandoned birds.
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Can Birds Go Bald?

Come late summer, you may see bald birds hanging around your feeders. Here's why.
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Why Must I Be a Teenager in Dove?

The virtual world of Hatoful Boyfriend requires players to navigate a bird-only private school, searching for romantic bliss. 
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The Audubon Report At A Glance

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A Storm Gathers for North American Birds

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It's Time to Act

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Lord of the Wings: When Hollywood and Birds Collide

Surrounded by controversy, Star Wars producers could have learned a thing or two from the movie crew behind Lord of the Rings.
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BP Found “Grossly Negligent” in Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill

The company could face up to $18 billion more in expected fines.
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14 Birdy Reasons to Celebrate the Wilderness Act

In honor of the 50th anniversary of the Wilderness Act, here are several birds that have benefited from the legislation, and some that still need its help. 
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Young Songbirds: Lazy Travelers or Clever Learners?

Juvenile Wood Thrushes arrive much later to spring breeding grounds than adults. Here's why. 
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Research Sheds New Light on Passenger Pigeon Extinction

Natural fluctuations may explain how a species that once numbered in the billions went extinct.
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Photo of the Day: Yellow-billed Oxpeckers

Claudio Bacinello’s safari yields a well-timed photo.  
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13 Memories of Martha, the Last Passenger Pigeon

Exactly a century ago, the last Passenger Pigeon died. Here are some memories—and tips for how to celebrate—Martha’s life.
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One, Two, 3.79 million: How Many Penguins Are There?

A recent study found that Adélie Penguin populations are increasing, but that doesn’t mean the birds aren’t still threatened by climate change.
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Help Wildlife by Sharing the Beach

Nolan Gould and Danielle Soibelman show how you can keep the beach safe for birds and other wildlife.
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Do Magpies Really Covet Diamonds?

A new study confirms what experts have believed for a long time—there’s no evidence magpies adore shiny things.
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Bird's Eye View: California Condors Soar Back from the Brink

Following the birth of Utah's first California Condor chick, here's a status update on the condor reintroduction effort. 
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Photo of the Day: Snowy Owl

Mark Williams braves extreme weather in pursuit of a stunning shot.  
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How a Woodpecker Bangs Without Brain Damage

The woodpecker’s ability to protect its head may help engineers build safer cars. 
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Photo of the Day: Galápagos Penguin

Joseph Tepper gets up close and personal with a rare species. 
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Collateral Damage

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. 
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Photo of the Day: Carolina Chickadee

Linda Hoopes gets to know a playful chickadee. 
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Bound by Tradition

In Peru, a festival that celebrates the Andean Condor could be hastening its demise.
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Robotic Raptors to the Rescue

3-D printed robotic replicas of the eagles and falcons may actually save flocks of smaller birds from harm. Here's how. 
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Do Birds Prefer Suburbia?

A new book has led to some confusion as to whether suburbs are the best bird habitat. Here are 7 reasons why nature still trumps sprawl. 
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Help Birds Avoid a Deadly Collision

The Office’s Kate Flannery explains how your actions can keep birds from window strikes.
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How to Keep Birds Off Poisonous Ponds

Laser technology might succeed where noise-making air cannons have not. 
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