Birds

Audubon Magazine

Ready, Aim, Fire!

Along the Florida-Georgia border are 80 quail hunting plantations that make up 300,000 acres of accidental nature reserve. Each year scientists and land managers burn tens of thousands of acres and use various other means to mimic natural conditions, preserving a wealth of biodiversity, including the embattled bobwhite quail.
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Audubon Magazine

River of Raptors

One of the world’s greatest wildlife spectacles takes place every autumn as millions of hawks and other soaring birds funnel through Veracruz, Mexico, where a pioneering program aims to keep them flowing for millennia to come.
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Buying Time

For bobolinks, savannah sparrows, and other birds that make their nests in hayfields, a delayed harvest can spell the difference between life and death. 
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Beauty Contest

A new book presents a pure vision of birds, in glorious color and exquisite detail.
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Audubon Magazine

Paper Chase

With the holidays over, it’s worth noting that each year America’s mailboxes are clogged with 20 billion catalogs, many of them made from trees logged in Canada’s boreal forest.  To see what’s at stake for birds, our writer ventures to a region so biologically rich it’s called “North America’s Amazon.”
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Counting the Wings

Charley Harper perfected an inimitable style that celebrated nature’s colorful purity. Now designer Todd Oldham, in an excerpt from his new book, talks about his friendship with Harper and about the artist’s work.
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