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Arizonians Are Helping a Desert Warbler Expand Its Housing Options

Arizonians Are Helping a Desert Warbler Expand Its Housing Options

— A DIY nest box program run by Tucson Audubon provides new living quarters for Lucy's Warblers. The key, though, is to land the perfect shape.
After Five Years, the Sagebrush Songbird Survey Ends on a High Note

After Five Years, the Sagebrush Songbird Survey Ends on a High Note

— Almost 300 community scientists collected valuable data about the health of this hallowed habitat and its residents.
Birds Are Living Proof That ‘Forever Chemicals’ Pollute Our Water Supplies

Birds Are Living Proof That ‘Forever Chemicals’ Pollute Our Water Supplies

— Decades of studies show avian eggs and tissues are chock-full of widely used PFAS. Now officials are finally taking action for public health.
Seabird Experts Turn to Algorithms to Help Keep Fishing Boats in Line

Seabird Experts Turn to Algorithms to Help Keep Fishing Boats in Line

— A new machine-learning system for tracking vessel activity could provide relief for albatrosses in harm's way.
These Knit Birds Are Helping to Move the Needle on Conservation

These Knit Birds Are Helping to Move the Needle on Conservation

— Nicky Fijalkowska's quirky odes to wildlife now inspire others to protect it.
How to Keep Your Hummingbird Feeder Free from Pests

How to Keep Your Hummingbird Feeder Free from Pests

— A few small steps can protect your nectar from bears and insects.
Scientists Race to Uncover the Secrets of Madagascar’s Treasure-Filled Forests

Scientists Race to Uncover the Secrets of Madagascar’s Treasure-Filled Forests

— The rediscovery of a long-lost duck spurred the creation of two protected areas in the country. Now researchers are scouring these spots for other endemic species before it's too late.
Get to Know the Anhinga, or ‘Snakebird’

Get to Know the Anhinga, or ‘Snakebird’

— When unwary fish swim by, these slender waterbirds strike, impaling prey before swallowing it headfirst.
A Mallard Duckling Is Thriving—and Maybe Diving—Under the Care of Loon Parents

A Mallard Duckling Is Thriving—and Maybe Diving—Under the Care of Loon Parents

— Scientists discovered the surprising bird family on a Midwestern lake, and so far, all parties seem to be getting along swimmingly.
How Birding Ended This Indie Musician's Creative Block

How Birding Ended This Indie Musician's Creative Block

— Birds sparked Stephan Nance's recovery from trauma. Now their sets have so many avian shout-outs, fans get a checklist to catch them all.
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