Birds

10 Fun Facts About the Baltimore Oriole

10 Fun Facts About the Baltimore Oriole

— From their brief taxonomic hiatus to their intense sugar cravings, there’s a lot to know about these brilliant birds
An Annual Birding Competition Adapts to the Pandemic By Going Global

An Annual Birding Competition Adapts to the Pandemic By Going Global

— Every spring, birders at the American Museum of Natural History vie to see the most birds in Central Park. This year, competing from their quarantine spots around the world brought unexpected benefits.
The 50th Anniversary of Earth Day Is a Time for Reflection and Action

The 50th Anniversary of Earth Day Is a Time for Reflection and Action

— Even in the face of enormous challenges, we can do great things to secure a better future for birds and people.
Chuck-will's-widows Sometimes Swallow Songbirds Whole, Apparently?

Chuck-will's-widows Sometimes Swallow Songbirds Whole, Apparently?

— A handful of scientific records make this one of the few things researchers know about these mysterious, big-mouthed nightjars.
The Joy of Birds

The Joy of Birds

— A bird-themed care package, from Audubon to you.
The Wild Blue Turkey That Blew My Mind

The Wild Blue Turkey That Blew My Mind

— Appreciating the avian diversity that’s there to astound us—if only we look.
The Bald Eagle Nest Cam That Hatched a Global Community

The Bald Eagle Nest Cam That Hatched a Global Community

— A pair of the raptors nesting in Pennsylvania have transformed hundreds of strangers into a tightknit group.
Saving the Sacred Black-Necked Cranes of Bhutan

Saving the Sacred Black-Necked Cranes of Bhutan

— The people of this tiny country have made huge strides to protect the vulnerable bird, including holding an annual festival each November.
9 Fun Facts About Turkeys

9 Fun Facts About Turkeys

— From Ben Franklin to visual prowess, here are nine reasons to talk turkey.
Bird vs. Building: Portraits of Flight Gone Wrong

Bird vs. Building: Portraits of Flight Gone Wrong

— Minneapolis artist Miranda Brandon gives victims of bird strikes new life.