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Can Birds Go Bald?

Come late summer, you may see bald birds hanging around your feeders. Here's why.
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Why Must I Be a Teenager in Dove?

The virtual world of Hatoful Boyfriend requires players to navigate a bird-only private school, searching for romantic bliss. 
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Birdfeeders Join the 3-D Printing Craze

Printed Nest helps urban birds chow down in style.
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BP Found “Grossly Negligent” in Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill

The company could face up to $18 billion more in expected fines.
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14 Birdy Reasons to Celebrate the Wilderness Act

In honor of the 50th anniversary of the Wilderness Act, here are several birds that have benefited from the legislation, and some that still need its help. 
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Young Songbirds: Lazy Travelers or Clever Learners?

Juvenile Wood Thrushes arrive much later to spring breeding grounds than adults. Here's why. 
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Research Sheds New Light on Passenger Pigeon Extinction

Natural fluctuations may explain how a species that once numbered in the billions went extinct.
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Photo of the Day: Yellow-billed Oxpeckers

Claudio Bacinello’s safari yields a well-timed photo.  
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Credit: Printed Nest

The 3-D printed feeders easily attach to a window. 

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Owls Starve as Drought Drags On

Raptors and owls in Southern California, particularly at Audubon's Starr Ranch, have had an unusually bad breeding season.
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Printed Nest
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One, Two, 3.79 million: How Many Penguins Are There?

A recent study found that Adélie Penguin populations are increasing, but that doesn’t mean the birds aren’t still threatened by climate change.
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Should Conservationists Team Up With Sportsmen?

Environmental writer Ted Williams makes a compelling case for why conservationists should collaborate with hunters and fishermen to save species. 
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Do Magpies Really Covet Diamonds?

A new study confirms what experts have believed for a long time—there’s no evidence magpies adore shiny things.
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Bird's Eye View: California Condors Soar Back from the Brink

Following the birth of Utah's first California Condor chick, here's a status update on the condor reintroduction effort. 
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RADARSAT-2 Data and Products © MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates Ltd.

A mosaic of satellite images of Antarctica taken by RADARSAT-2.  

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Wildlife Advocates Score a Win at Cape Hatteras

A recent court ruling upholds law protecting wildlife habitat from off-road vehicles. 
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Photo of the Day: Snowy Owl

Mark Williams braves extreme weather in pursuit of a stunning shot.  
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Credit: Emiliano Granado

A June court ruling has upheld a law restricting ORV access to Cape Hatteras National Seashore.  

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Digital Globe, Inc. ©2014
Jiri Slama/BIA/Minden Pictures/Corbis

18 Oct 2009, Florida, USA --- Pileated Woodpecker (Dryocopus pileatus) female pecking at branch, Florida.  

Jiri Slama/BIA/Minden Pictures/Corbis

18 Oct 2009, Florida, USA --- Pileated Woodpecker (Dryocopus pileatus) female pecking at branch, Florida.  

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How a Woodpecker Bangs Without Brain Damage

The woodpecker’s ability to protect its head may help engineers build safer cars. 
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Science China Press

A schematic of the woodpecker's pecking process.  

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Photo of the Day: Galápagos Penguin

Joseph Tepper gets up close and personal with a rare species. 
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Photo of the Day: Carolina Chickadee

Linda Hoopes gets to know a playful chickadee. 
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