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How to Capture the Splash Effect at Your Bird Bath or Fountain

How to Capture the Splash Effect at Your Bird Bath or Fountain

— Freeze water droplets in mid-air to create dramatic bird photography.
Birding Like It’s 1899: Inside a Blockbuster American West Video Game

Birding Like It’s 1899: Inside a Blockbuster American West Video Game

— In "Red Dead Redemption 2," a birder finds joy and despair in a realistic portrayal of wildlife in the pre-conservation era.
How Do Birds Spend Cold Winter Nights?

How Do Birds Spend Cold Winter Nights?

— Huddling together and fluffing up are some of the ways that birds protect themselves from the chills of winter.
Plastic Threatens Even Our Common Shorebirds, Study Warns

Plastic Threatens Even Our Common Shorebirds, Study Warns

— Dead American Oystercatchers on Brazilian beaches were loaded with plastic, hinting that the world’s pollution problem isn’t just far out at sea.
Yours and Our Favorite Stories From 2018

Yours and Our Favorite Stories From 2018

— In which we present the top 10 most-read Audubon stories, along with some bonus staff favorites. An incredible holiday gift, just for you.
Meet the Cream Puffin, Your New Holiday Baking Challenge

Meet the Cream Puffin, Your New Holiday Baking Challenge

— “Seabird Sue” Schubel wants your family—and Martha Stewart—to taste these Audubon camp favorites.
A Journey Into the Heart of Alaska's Pristine and Imperiled Arctic Refuge

A Journey Into the Heart of Alaska's Pristine and Imperiled Arctic Refuge

— Paddling along the refuge's coastal plain reveals how oil development threatens one of the nation's last truly wild places.
How Well Do We Really Know Cardinals?

How Well Do We Really Know Cardinals?

— New research provides support for splitting the Northern Cardinal into multiple species.
How Many Birds Disappear Between Migration Seasons? We Now Have a Clue.

How Many Birds Disappear Between Migration Seasons? We Now Have a Clue.

— New research has found that a third of the avian population that winters in the mainland United States might not survive till spring. But why?
How an Audubon Educator Transformed an Entire Pennsylvania Community with Native Plants

How an Audubon Educator Transformed an Entire Pennsylvania Community with Native Plants

— Thanks to some seeds, soil, and a lot of dedication, students are learning about science, connecting with nature, and greening the city of Norristown.
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