Birds

Oregon Fish & Wildlife Service

Write a Caption For This Photo: Albatrosses

Type: Magazine_article | From: Audubon Magazine
Audubon Magazine

Bye-bye Golf Courses, Hello Nature Preserves

The Great Recession had at least one silver lining for wildlife: Golf courses are being turned into natural protected places. 
Type: Magazine_article | From: Audubon Magazine
Audubon Magazine

Excerpt: The Wild Duck Chase

A glimpse inside the odd and inspiring Federal Duck Stamp Contest.
Type: Magazine_article | From: Audubon Magazine
Courtesy of U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
Courtesy of U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

Write a Caption For This Photo: Gulls

Type: Magazine_article | From: Audubon Magazine

Birds Help Protect Costa Rica

Type: Magazine_article | From: Audubon Magazine
Sherrie York

Atlantic Puffin

Photograph by Derrick Z. Jackson
Illustration by Noah Woods
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Photograph by Walker Golder
Photograph by National Geographic Society and Kai Schreiber/Flickr Creative Commons

Huge flocks of migrating birds as they appear on an airport's radar screen. In New York City an estimated 10,000 night-flying birds were disoriented by twin columns of light projected as a 9/11 memorial. The phenomenon was thought to be a confluence of the city's location in a migration corridor, meteorological conditions, and the phase of the moon. 

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Bird's movements appear like storms on weather radar.

Photograph by Frans Lanting

Most birds migrate at night. In this composite photo, a flock of sandpipers flies close to the horizon against a full moon. Dispersed songbirds wing by high in the sky, just random blips against the stars. Now researchers can hear them as they travel.

Urban Birds Are Rising Earlier Because of Traffic Noise

Type: Magazine_article | From: Audubon Magazine
Photograph by Kathy Vespaziani

Better-Smelling Birds Produce More Offspring

Type: Magazine_article | From: Audubon Magazine