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The Mystery of Seahorse Key's Missing Bird Colony Veers Into Strange Territory

The Mystery of Seahorse Key's Missing Bird Colony Veers Into Strange Territory

— Russian submarines? Black-ops helicopters? Vigilante sheepdogs? Cannibal snakes? Weird theories abound for the causes of the baffling case.
Land of the Lost Birds: Searching for Life in the Forests of Bioko

Land of the Lost Birds: Searching for Life in the Forests of Bioko

— A crew of American scientists is venturing into remote Equatorial Guinea, even as rampant development threatens its bird-filled wilderness.
Can the Ivory-Billed Woodpecker Be Found in Cuba?

Can the Ivory-Billed Woodpecker Be Found in Cuba?

— A birder, ornithologist, writer, and photographer set off on an extreme adventure through the muck and memories of eastern Cuba.
Duck Dynasty

Duck Dynasty

— Of canvases and Canvasbacks: a look inside the high-stakes, duck-obsessed world of the Federal Duck Stamp Contest.