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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.
Poop, There It Is

Poop, There It Is

— The heat from Gentoo Penguin guano may melt snow and ice cover enough to give the birds early access to nesting sites.
Global Big Day, By the Numbers

Global Big Day, By the Numbers

— Cornell’s push to add species to its online bird database is a massive success.
Are Early Blooms Putting Hummingbirds at Risk?

Are Early Blooms Putting Hummingbirds at Risk?

— Audubon’s chief scientist talks migration, climate change, and what you can do to help.