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By Marina Richie

Wild Skyway

Wherever you are on the Appalachian Trail, birds offer sweet companionship. Yet, as hiker numbers soar, bird populations tumble.

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The Search for Bicknell's Thrush

A Song at Dawn

Nick Lund of Maine Audubon shares his face-to-face encounter with one of the rarest (and most elusive!) birds in the country.

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A Premier Migration Range

What Soars Above Kittatinny Ridge

The 125 miles of the Appalachian Trail that follow Pennsylvania’s Kittatinny Ridge see an incredible amount of hawk and eagle migrations.

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Appalachian Balds are for the Birds

The iconic bald mountains along the Appalachian Trail in North Carolina and Tennessee are significant to the future of migratory and resident birds.

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By Amanda Wheelock

A Wonder in Winter

A.T. adventurer Amanda Wheelock explains why hiking the Trail during the Winter can be a magical experience.

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By Marina Richie

Can the A.T. Save Birds in Peril?

With bird populations decreasing throughout North America, could natural havens like the Appalachian Trail make the difference between survival and extinction?

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