Birds

Audubon Magazine

The Black Robin Conundrum: What Happens When Humans Move Eggs in the Nest

The effort to save the bird from extinction had unforeseen consequences.
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10 Tips for Photographing Birds

A professional photographer, and past Audubon Magazine Photo Awards winner, offers advice for capturing stunning bird shots.
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The 2013 Audubon Magazine Photography Awards

This year's winners show us birds' beauty and give us even more reason to protect them.
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Winter: Nature’s Cold Storage

One good thing about cold weather.
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Video: Penguin Painter Creates a Masterpiece

Watch as Audubon Aquarium penguin, Kohl, creates a painting in support of the Super Bowl XLVIII hopefuls New Orleans Saints.  
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Birds Can Smell, and One Scientist is Leading the Charge to Prove It

For more than a century nearly everyone believed birds sense of smell was poorly developed or nonexistent. They were wrong.
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Protections Increase for Migratory Birds in the Caribbean

Whimbrel deaths prompt lawmakers to tighten restrictions.
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Birds Use Their Sixth Sense to Land on Water

To avoid crash landings, birds employ their ability to sense magnetic fields.
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How to Identify Gulls

Black, white, gray... how do you sort them all out?
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Snowy Owls: Bird Expert Kenn Kaufman Answers 12 Questions

Find out if the birds are born white, why their vocalizations are different from other owls', and more.
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Snowy Owl Shootings Cease

New York area airports pledge to trap and release rare birds visiting from the Arctic. 
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How Birds Cope With Cold in Winter

From feathers to fat, birds have multiple strategies for keeping warm when the mercury dips.
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New Rule Is a Win for Wind, Blows for Eagles

The government will grant permits allowing the industry to harm or kill the raptors for 30 years.
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From the Archives: Tsi-lick! Goes the Henslow’s

And other gleanings of an amateur among professionals on the Christmas Bird Count.
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One Invader Colonizes Better Than the Rest

The Eurasian collared-dove may be the most prolific avian invasive.
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Rock Sandpipers Winter on Alaska's Shores

Thanks to the Christmas Bird Count we know that these birds like Homer Spit.
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Notes from a Snowy Owl Invasion

The majestic birds of the far north are traveling as far south as Bermuda.
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Sea Eagle Steals Video Camera, Films An Accidental Aerial Movie

An Australian eagle captures some amazing footage after stealing a ranger's camera.
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The Art of Absence

This issue’s Aviary artist Brandon Ballengee illustrates loss by literally cutting his subjects out of the picture. 
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Chicken Coop Cop Car

A French artist turned an old cop car into a chicken coop.
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How Do Boreal Chickadees Survive the Winter?

These birds have ways of staying warm during the North's frigid weather.
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Wild Staten Island Turkeys Everywhere

A population of wild, roving turkeys has Staten Island in a flap.
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The Illustrated Aviary: Wild Turkey

Reimagining John James Audubon's "Birds of North America."
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Question: Do Birds Have Belly Buttons?

You may be surprised by the answer.
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When Emus Invade

The large, flightless birds have taken over an Australian town, and they're hungry.
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Yellow-billed Cuckoos, Red Knots Proposed for Endangered Listing

A federal decision could offer hope to a pair of imperiled bird species.
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15 Facts About Raptors

Random and amazing tidbits about birds of prey.
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The 2014 Audubon Guide to Binoculars

When it comes to birdwatching, what you choose to look through makes all the difference.
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10 Reasons to Be Thankful for Birds

Whether you’re eating turkey or tofurky this Thanksgiving, raise a glass to the many ways in which wild birds enrich our lives—and in fact support our very existence.  
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Wild Turkey on the Rocks?

The reintroduction of America's beloved holiday fowl has been one of conservation's great triumphs--but now some populations are plummeting. What's going on?
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