Birding

How a Bird's Habitat Influences Its Song

How a Bird's Habitat Influences Its Song

— Whether in the open tundra or a dense marsh, if a bird wants to be heard, certain sounds travel better than others.
Get Yourself to Indiana's First National Park, Where the Birds Abound

Get Yourself to Indiana's First National Park, Where the Birds Abound

— With an upcoming festival celebrating spring migration, it’s time to explore the rare habitats and hundreds of species at Indiana Dunes.
Rude: Kingfishers, Grebes, and Gulls Are Among the Internet's Least Popular Birds

Rude: Kingfishers, Grebes, and Gulls Are Among the Internet's Least Popular Birds

— A new analysis of Google searches suggests some pretty great species aren't getting the attention they deserve. It's time to change that.
If You Can Identify Any of These Birds, You're Ready for Climate Watch

If You Can Identify Any of These Birds, You're Ready for Climate Watch

— And if you can't yet, learn them here so you can help Audubon track how certain species are adjusting to climate change.
What Nesting Materials Are Safe for Birds?

What Nesting Materials Are Safe for Birds?

— Follow these dos and don'ts if you want to help your feathered neighbors build their homes this spring.
Birders Are Discovering a Secret to Better Big Days—the Bicycle

Birders Are Discovering a Secret to Better Big Days—the Bicycle

— More people see the allure of pedal power in a car-centric world.
Why Autism Makes the Outdoors More Beautiful—and Complicated

Why Autism Makes the Outdoors More Beautiful—and Complicated

— A naturalist in Texas takes us birding from her point of view.
A Tribute to Bill Thompson III, a Birding Leader, Innovator, and Friend

A Tribute to Bill Thompson III, a Birding Leader, Innovator, and Friend

— The affable, witty editor of “Bird Watcher’s Digest” built bridges for beginners and experts alike.
10 Common Bird Songs Made Less Confusing

10 Common Bird Songs Made Less Confusing

— Wren or sparrow? Robin or grosbeak? Some spring migrants sound similar—until you “see” their calls.
How Do You Blaze a Trail That Everyone Can Enjoy?

How Do You Blaze a Trail That Everyone Can Enjoy?

— Birding with a disability can be difficult and lonely. These advocates are working to change that, one park at a time.
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