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This Spring, Plant a Bird-Friendly Garden

This Spring, Plant a Bird-Friendly Garden

— Looking to make a positive contribution to the world this spring? Audubon has a new tool to help.
The Same Pesticides Linked to Bee Declines Might Also Threaten Birds

The Same Pesticides Linked to Bee Declines Might Also Threaten Birds

— Neonicotinoids are washing off of their host seeds and into water bodies—threatening not just aquatic insects but the birds that rely on them.
Want to Shoot Intimate Bird Portraits? Try a Portable Blind

Want to Shoot Intimate Bird Portraits? Try a Portable Blind

— Disappear in plain sight with one of these four types of camouflaged hides.
This Guy Is Mapping How Warblers Migrate, Just by Listening to Them Sing

This Guy Is Mapping How Warblers Migrate, Just by Listening to Them Sing

— We know where Mourning Warblers spend their winters and summers. But where they go inbetween is a mystery—one that can be solved through their songs.
Reimagining the Northern Cardinal

Reimagining the Northern Cardinal

— A playful twist on one baseball team's bird-themed logo.
A Bird Worth the Chase, Even After Death

A Bird Worth the Chase, Even After Death

— Dan Koeppel had seen plenty of Mountain Quail—until it became the lone bird on his father's North American life list. Then it became his nemesis too.
Birdist Rule #70: Get Prepared for Spring Migration

Birdist Rule #70: Get Prepared for Spring Migration

— Know where you need to be, when you need to be there, and what you might see.
Warmer Weather Brings Record Sightings for This Year’s Great Backyard Bird Count

Warmer Weather Brings Record Sightings for This Year’s Great Backyard Bird Count

— Data show high temperatures may have spurred unusual migration patterns for some species.
How Different Spring Migrants Decide When to Head North

How Different Spring Migrants Decide When to Head North

— Will warmer weather bring the birds back early? It all depends on what type of migrators they are.
Mallards Are Everywhere, and That’s Great for Wetlands

Mallards Are Everywhere, and That’s Great for Wetlands

— Forget any misconceptions you might have about the Mallard. These ubiquitous ducks renew and create habitats just by going about their normal lives.