Birds

Audubon Magazine

From Fins to Wings

Thomas Medicus' meticulous glass sculpture gives us a fresh view on every turn.
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Real Estate for Purple Martins

Biologists and volunteers are using maps to bring a beloved species back to Wisconsin.
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Birders Flock to the Land of Many Lakes

The head of Michigan Audubon is turning birding into a serious business.
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The Illustrated Aviary: Cedar Waxwing

Ryan Berkley reimagines this avian just in time for the Christmas Bird Count.
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Three Generations of Citizen Science: The Futurist

Jessica Zelt's database of bird sightings helps us understand how climate change is affecting North American bird populations.
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Spooky Shearwaters

The Wedge-tailed Shearwater's haunting calls used to scare sailors away from the Pacific islands.
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The Ghost of John James Audubon’s Past

Did Townsend's Bunting return from the dead?
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I Dream of Gigi

In Pelican Dreams, documentary filmmaker Judy Irving explores the modern lives of ancient seabirds.  
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Black-crowned Night-herons Spell Caution

These night hunters are the most widespread herons on Earth.
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Chorus Line in the Sky

Learn how Dunlins avoid in-flight collisions.
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Excerpt: Welcome to Subirdia

Writer John Marzluff explains how golf courses can be bird-friendly, as well as birdie-friendly. 
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The Pacific Wren's Song, Slowed Down

Wrens can tell a long story with a very short song. 
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Robin vs. Feral Pigeon: Voting for Britain’s National Bird

Britain doesn’t have a national bird. Now, one avid birder is looking to change that. 
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Do Peacocks Pay a Price for Beauty?

A recent study suggests that the peacock’s extravagant train doesn’t fetter its flight.
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Traffic On the Atlantic Flyway

A record-breaking number of Ospreys have been sighted in the Florida Keys this season. Here's why.
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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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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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Audubon Magazine

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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