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Articles by The Editors

Perfect Gifts for the Bird and Nature Lovers in Your Life
November 20, 2023 — Whether novice or expert, backyard birder or a globetrotting adventurer, we’ve got something for everyone on your list. Better yet: For many of these products, their purchase also benefits bird habitat.
A comically bad mutant bird costume resembling a grotesque pterodactyl perches on a roof in a still from a film.
We Dare You to Watch These Frighteningly Bad Bird Horror Movies
October 18, 2023 — You know, good-bad.
Eastern Black Rail by Yulia Avgustinovich
September 12, 2023 — Location: 307 Elm Street NW, Washington D.C. 20001
Our 15 Favorite Videos From the 2023 Audubon Photography Awards
August 29, 2023 — Take a moment to enjoy this year's lineup of entertaining avians while learning the story behind each clip.
The 2023 Audubon Photography Awards: The Top 100
June 28, 2023 — Revel in the staggering beauty and surprising behaviors featured in this gallery of our favorite images. Also check out the story behind each shot.
A gray and yellow warbler lies dead on a sidewalk, feet up in the air, while people and cars pass by, the busy city in the background.
Unseen Danger: One Day of Deadly Window Strikes for New York’s Birds
June 26, 2023 — Go behind the scenes with the dedicated New Yorkers working to stop the flood of avoidable deaths that occur in the city each migration season.
The 2023 Audubon Photography Awards: Winners and Honorable Mentions
June 21, 2023 — We pored through thousands of entries for this year’s contest. The best images show birds going about their business in the most glorious ways.
Sporting a spiky crest of caramel feathers, a brown female Hooded Merganser swims vigorously while proudly displaying a large, red crayfish she just plucked from the water below. Behind her, a large plume of water raises up behind her as she prepares to take off and escape the males, not pictured, that are after her meal.
Our Favorite Female Bird Shots From the 2022 Audubon Photography Awards
February 08, 2023 — Females steal the spotlight in these 12 arresting images.
The 2022 Audubon Photography Awards: Top 12 Videos
January 25, 2023 — Check out this fantastic footage of birds in the wild, and discover the backstory behind each video.
Eight Fantastic New Birdy and Nature-Themed Books for Kids
November 18, 2022 — Winter is prime time to delve into the rich, thrilling, and instructive worlds evoked by the written word.