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Learn to Tell a Cackling Goose From a Canada Goose

Learn to Tell a Cackling Goose From a Canada Goose

— Don’t let this ID cook your goose. Here are a few tips to help you solve the puzzle.
The Fascinating and Complicated Sex Lives of White-throated Sparrows

The Fascinating and Complicated Sex Lives of White-throated Sparrows

— With their quadruple personalities, those little brown birds at your feeder are a lot more interesting than they might appear.
To Save Albatross From Sea Level Rise, an Experimental Colony Lifts Off

To Save Albatross From Sea Level Rise, an Experimental Colony Lifts Off

— In Hawaii, conservationists dutifully tend to downy Laysan Albatross chicks at a new nesting colony created to ensure the species’ future. This is the second of three stories about efforts to save the birds, one egg at a time.
The Slick Trick Sea Ducks and Surfers Use to Avoid Getting Smashed by Waves

The Slick Trick Sea Ducks and Surfers Use to Avoid Getting Smashed by Waves

— Surf Scoters forage for food where waves break with the greatest violence.
Meet the Brave Bodyguards Protecting Belize’s Scarlet Macaws From Poachers

Meet the Brave Bodyguards Protecting Belize’s Scarlet Macaws From Poachers

— To keep macaw chicks safe, a team of rangers spends night and day watching over the birds’ nests and homes.
This Spring, Help Birds by Growing Native Plants

This Spring, Help Birds by Growing Native Plants

— Looking to make a positive contribution to the world? Audubon has a handy 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.