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Cedar Waxwing

Going Native

By Barry Yeoman

Exotic garden plants can wreak unexpected havoc with indigenous species and ecosystems.

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Birds and Birding Articles

Success Stories

Puerto Rican Parrot

Puerto Rican Parrot Comeback

Once nearly extinct, a rare parrot is staging a surprise recovery.

Habitat Tips

Carolina Chickadee by Doug Tallamy

Growing a Better Birdfeeder

A new online tool helps gardeners pick the best native plants to help backyard birds.

Bird Behavior

Northern Saw-whet Owl

Birds Coping with Chronic Clamor

A growing body of research reveals how noise pollution alters avian behavior.

Conservation

Northern Cardinals by Howard Cheek

Creating Bird-Friendly Urban Landscapes

By helping birds, residents of cities and suburbs can contribute to conserving biodiversity.

Bird-Watching

Osprey by Helen Steussy

Tracking Ospreys Helps Youth Soar Higher

Earth Conservation Corps, an NWF affiliate, helps restore a river and its raptors.

Bird Photography

Painted Bunting by Howard Cheek

Photo Gallery: Backyard Bird Images

Photographers featured in National Wildlife magazine share more of their images, and tips, with readers online.

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