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Audubon Magazine

Avian Fools’ Day: These 5 Birds Are Experts at the Game of Gotcha

For some animals, every day is April Fool's Day—because who needs an international holiday to pull one over on a fellow bird? 
Type: Magazine_article | From: Audubon Magazine
Great Blue Heron pastel drawing by Marty Urman

This pastel drawing of a great blue heron was created for the song by Marty Urman.

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Caw-se and Effect Study With Crows

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This is footage from all six experiments, as provided by Sarah Jelbert and edited by New Scientist.

Audubon Magazine

Texas Oil Spill Makes Landfall in Environmentally Sensitive Area

The slick moved out of Galveston Bay, into the Gulf, and south down the Texas coast to Matagorda Island.
Type: Magazine_article | From: Audubon Magazine
Audubon Magazine

Crows Understand Caw-se and Effect

New Caledonian crows put their intelligence on display, again.
Type: Magazine_article | From: Audubon Magazine
Photograph by Alan Shearman/Flickr Creative Commons

Long-tailed Tit nest building Dungeness, Kent. UK 07 Mar 2009

Audubon Magazine

Incredibly Elaborate Homes of Bowerbirds Inspire New Art Exhibit

Janelle Iglesias reimagines the birds' creations with a mix of locally sourced natural and recycled materials.
Type: Magazine_article | From: Audubon Magazine
Audubon Magazine

Forty-eight Ways to Sing About Birds

Folk musician from Oregon shows off his warbling and pun-writing skills.
Type: Magazine_article | From: Audubon Magazine
Audubon Magazine

A New Day for the Nēnē

Once lost, now found: the Hawaiian goose is rediscovered on Oahu.
Type: Magazine_article | From: Audubon Magazine
Audubon Magazine

Artist Creates Bird-themed Deck of Cards

“Clipped Wings” is the latest creation by artist Emmanuel Jose. 
Type: Magazine_article | From: Audubon Magazine
Audubon Magazine

Photo of the Day: Short-eared Owl

Diana Whiting documents a moth bird on the hunt.
Type: Magazine_article | From: Audubon Magazine
Audubon Magazine

Photo of the Day: Tri-colored Heron

Sunrise in Sanibel offers Bill Dix the perfect photo op.
Type: Magazine_article | From: Audubon Magazine
Audubon Magazine

The Count Heard Round the World

The annual Great Backyard Bird Count sees record numbers as more countries catch on.
Type: Magazine_article | From: Audubon Magazine
Audubon Magazine

Photo of the Day: Black Skimmer

Johann Schumacher discovers a bird that breathes fire.
Type: Magazine_article | From: Audubon Magazine
Audubon Magazine

Photo of the Day: Piping Plover

Michael Milicia snaps a juvenile, still in its awkward phase.
Type: Magazine_article | From: Audubon Magazine
Audubon Magazine

Photo of the Day: Rockhopper Penguin

Michael Milicia has a close encounter of the bird kind.
Type: Magazine_article | From: Audubon Magazine
Audubon Magazine

Audubon’s Original Watercolors on Display at the New York Historical Society

New exhibit features paintings by one of America’s great naturalists and artists.  
Type: Magazine_article | From: Audubon Magazine
Audubon Magazine

Photo of the Day: Common Redpoll

Marie Read captures a flash of color in a winter portrait.
Type: Magazine_article | From: Audubon Magazine
Audubon Magazine

Photo of the Day: Anna’s Hummingbird

For Rick Derevan, patience, and a beach chair, pays off.
Type: Magazine_article | From: Audubon Magazine