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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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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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Help Wildlife by Sharing the Beach

Nolan Gould and Danielle Soibelman show how you can keep the beach safe for birds and other wildlife.
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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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9 Brand New Birds That Are Already Threatened

A recent taxonomic review identified 361 new bird species—and a quarter of them are threatened.
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A Vicious Chemical Cycle

The EPA’s reactionary approach to pesticide approval may be a bigger issue than the chemicals themselves.
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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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“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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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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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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