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Chernobyl’s Radiation Seems to Be Robbing Birds of Their Sperm

New study could shed light on how nuclear disasters affect birds.
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Summer Reading: Great Books for Birders and Nature Lovers

This year’s book list includes climate-change thrillers, sweet love stories, captivating adventure tales, and more.
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Drones Take Off as Wildlife Conservation Tool

UAVs are poised to revolutionize ecology and even save scientists’ lives.
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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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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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