Birds

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The Roseate Spoonbill Like You’ve Never Seen It Before

Artist Hanoch Piven reimagines John James Audubon's classic painting from 'Birds of America'.
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Teddy Llovet
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Singer Samples Nature For a Cutting-edge Sound

Birdsong is artist and activist Marie-Juliette’s palette.
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Photograph by TJ Gehling/Flickr Creative Commons
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Clues to Conserving the Golden Eagle Hidden in Its DNA

Sequencing the raptor’s genome reveals new insights into protecting it from wind turbines and other threats.
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“Come on Over to the Dark Side,” Moth-lover Urges Birders

In the dead of night, John Pickering and fellow enthusiasts head out in search of moths.
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Clever Galapagos Finches Use Cotton to Thwart Bugs

If you give a Darwin’s finch a cotton ball infused with insecticide, it will use that piece of fluff as a weapon to combat parasites.  
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A Gazillion Reasons Migratory Birds Rock

In honor of International Migratory Bird Day this weekend we’ve rounded up gobs of good reads about these incredible long-distance travelers.
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Photo of the Day: Great Horned Owl

On the third night, Hector Astorga gets his reward.
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Photo of the Day: Atlantic Puffin

Ted Ellis's moxie takes him to no-man's land.
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Photo of the Day: Greater Roadrunner

No creature is too fast for Hector Astorga's lens.
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Photo of the Day: Broad-tailed Hummingbird

Roger Levien hones in on a bird's tail end.
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Photo by Vicki Miller

Nuttall's Woodpecker     Click on image to enlarge

Photo by Barbara Bridges

Western Bluebird    Click on image to enlarge

Photo by Robb Hamilton

White-throated Sparrow    Click on image to enlarge

Photo by Peter Pyle

Pacific Golden Plover     Click on image to enlarge

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Migrating Songbirds Are All Around You. Here's How to Spot Them

Forget traveling to a migration hotspot. Right now it’s easy to see small migratory songbirds no matter where you live.
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The Permanence of Poison

Water pollution in Great Britain now linked to undersized chicks.  
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Photograph by Andy Rouse/2020VISION/Nature Picture Library/Corbis

A white-throated dipper samples the fare at its local river. By supplementing its diet with aquatic invertebrates, which can be loaded with chemicals, it may be harming itself and its future offspring. 

Least bittern, by Hank Halsey

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Photo of the Day: Horned Grebe

Keith Kennedy's walk on a pier offers an unexpected opportunity.
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Blue-footed Boobies Take a Puzzling Dive

An unexplained sardine shortage may be putting the Galápagos’ blue-footed boobies in a tailspin.
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Photograph by IStock
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Bird Lovers Wanted

Avian conservation groups are seeking citizen scientists.
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