Audubon Magazine January-February 2014

A Walk Through the Winter Woods

A Walk Through the Winter Woods

A snowy stroll reveals some suspicious characters traveling on foot, and a secret world beneath them. 

Waste Management, Peruvian Style

Waste Management, Peruvian Style

Piling on in the Guano Islands.

A Buddhist Ritual Gets an Ecologically Correct Update

A Buddhist Ritual Gets an Ecologically Correct Update

"Release life," the practice of freeing caged animals into the wild to generate good karma, is now an environmentally friendly act of kindness.

Birds Can Smell, and One Scientist is Leading the Charge to Prove It

Birds Can Smell, and One Scientist is Leading the Charge to Prove It

For more than a century nearly everyone believed birds sense of smell was poorly developed or nonexistent. They were wrong.

Blurred Lines in the Audubon Magazine Photo Awards

Blurred Lines in the Audubon Magazine Photo Awards

An owl, a photographer, a contest, and a conundrum.