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Funds From the Deepwater Horizon Settlement Are Flowing Into the Gulf States

Funds From the Deepwater Horizon Settlement Are Flowing Into the Gulf States

— A new Audubon report pinpoints 30 projects that, if financed, would be a boon for birds and people alike.
Conservation Groups Paddle to Victory for a Disappearing Nesting Site

Conservation Groups Paddle to Victory for a Disappearing Nesting Site

— South Carolina’s Crab Bank gets a second chance, thanks to quick work by a flotilla of activists.
Kids No Longer Have to Bird—or Feel—Alone, Thanks to This Club

Kids No Longer Have to Bird—or Feel—Alone, Thanks to This Club

— Thirteen years ago, six teens helped launch a group for young birders in Ohio. Since then, others across the world have adopted their model.
Follow Adélie Penguins On Their Journey Into the Long Polar Night

Follow Adélie Penguins On Their Journey Into the Long Polar Night

— New research to discover the birds' mysterious winter foraging grounds may help protect the species as climate change transforms Antarctica.
Watch How Hummingbird Hackers Keep Up With Their Quick, Tiny Subjects

Watch How Hummingbird Hackers Keep Up With Their Quick, Tiny Subjects

— More scientists are embracing inventive ways to decode the biology and behavior of a unique bird family.
From Birding in the Bronx to Birding on Your Screens, It's Been a Journey

From Birding in the Bronx to Birding on Your Screens, It's Been a Journey

— Jason Ward, a birder and host of the new YouTube show 'Birds of North America,' reflects on the unorthodox path that got him to this point.
Why Birders Are Putting Stickers on Monarch Butterflies

Why Birders Are Putting Stickers on Monarch Butterflies

— A community-science project helps conservationists understand—and protect—the imperiled migratory species.
Native American Demand Is Driving a Black Market for Eagle Feathers

Native American Demand Is Driving a Black Market for Eagle Feathers

— Tribal aviaries provide a legal supply of Bald and Golden Eagle feathers for ceremonial use, but not enough—so poachers put wild birds in peril.
How the Biggest Birds on Earth Could Help Fend Off Epidemics

How the Biggest Birds on Earth Could Help Fend Off Epidemics

— Veterinarian Yasuhiro Tuskamoto has a flock of 500 Ostriches—and, in their huge eggs, a way to fight infectious diseases.
How a Hunting Raptor Could Teach Us to Tune Out Distractions

How a Hunting Raptor Could Teach Us to Tune Out Distractions

— To treat human disorders like ADHD, neuroscientist Shreesh Mysore has unlocked the key to the Barn Owl’s extraordinary focus.
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