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One Simple Way to Help Hummingbirds Threatened by Climate Change

One Simple Way to Help Hummingbirds Threatened by Climate Change

— By tracking these tiny birds, we can detect important imbalances in the environment.
Birds in North America and Europe Are Quickly Packing Their Bags—Here's Why

Birds in North America and Europe Are Quickly Packing Their Bags—Here's Why

— Decades of data show that climate change is manipulating the way species move across continents.
How You Can Help Protect Birds In 15 Minutes This Weekend

How You Can Help Protect Birds In 15 Minutes This Weekend

— In an op-ed for the Huffington Post, Audubon CEO David Yarnold highlights citizen science projects including the Great Backyard Bird Count.
How One Birder Went from Enthusiast to (Almost) Scientist

How One Birder Went from Enthusiast to (Almost) Scientist

— By day Minnesota native Beth Siverhus is a medical technologist, but in her off hours, she’s a bit of a bird superhero.
Help Count Birds for Science during Audubon’s Annual Christmas Bird Count

Help Count Birds for Science during Audubon’s Annual Christmas Bird Count

— Longest-running bird census turns 116 years old
Volunteers Are Keeping Track of Airport Arrivals of the Bird Kind

Volunteers Are Keeping Track of Airport Arrivals of the Bird Kind

— Planting native grasses around airfields could be the key to helping birds and planes coexist.
Wood Thrushes Connect Bird Lovers Across Borders

Wood Thrushes Connect Bird Lovers Across Borders

— A crowd-funded geotagging project helped researchers figure out where these birds spend their lives.
New Research Details Warblers’ Mystery Treks

New Research Details Warblers’ Mystery Treks

— No one knew exactly where Prothonotary Warblers went for the winter—until now.
The First Boreal Bird Count

The First Boreal Bird Count

— A new study sheds light on the population statuses of 14 hard-to-reach species.
Tracking Birds’ Migration Paths, Online

Tracking Birds’ Migration Paths, Online

— H is for Hawk author Helen McDonald writes about our relatively newfound ability to track animals’ migrations. Here’s how you can follow along.