Audubon Magazine March - April 2016

Meet the Bird Brainiacs: Eurasian Jay
Science

Meet the Bird Brainiacs: Eurasian Jay

Superstar scientist Nicky Clayton uses worms and chocolate teddy bears to help figure out where bird and human intelligence intersect.

Meet the Bird Brainiacs: Common Raven
Conservation

Meet the Bird Brainiacs: Common Raven

Tortoise biologist Tim Shields is trying to keep an endangered species from being eaten by ravens—without harming a feather in the process.

Here’s the Ugly Mess Coal’s Decline Could Leave Behind
Climate

Here’s the Ugly Mess Coal’s Decline Could Leave Behind

Some of the biggest companies haven’t been setting aside resources to clean up their mines, and the Interior Department is stepping in.

Lessons From the World’s Biggest Year
Birding Without Borders

Lessons From the World’s Biggest Year

After 365 days and a new world record, Noah reflects on what he learned—and shares some tips for anyone itching to get outside.

Sonoma Creek Marsh’s New Look is a Boon for Wildlife
Audubon In Action

Sonoma Creek Marsh’s New Look is a Boon for Wildlife

Thanks to the efforts of three conservation groups, a crucial piece of California wetland is now open for business.

Walking the Sustainability Walk
Audubon View

Walking the Sustainability Walk

It’s more important than ever to do business with green companies.

Reimagining the Purple Gallinule
Illustrated Aviary

Reimagining the Purple Gallinule

Olimpia Zagnoli's bird has plenty of style—both on and off the page.

How Two Old Pipelines Put the Great Lakes (and its Birds) at Risk
Energy

How Two Old Pipelines Put the Great Lakes (and its Birds) at Risk

Environmentalists' worry over a decades-old oil pipeline running under Michigan's water has inspired them to keep closer tabs on local wildlife.

Five of the Most Epic Bird Heists in History
Birds In The News

Five of the Most Epic Bird Heists in History

When bird meets bandit, there's usually an unhappy ending. Here are some of the craziest.