Audubon Magazine November - December 2015

Reimagining the Wild Turkey
Illustrated Aviary

Reimagining the Wild Turkey

Artist James Yang uses basic shapes to illustrate a bird's form and function.

Why Paris May Be One Sinking Nation's Last Hope
Faith & Climate

Why Paris May Be One Sinking Nation's Last Hope

A reverend and climate activist from Tuvalu explains what's happening in his home—and why the world must act now to save the island and its residents.

Can Two Frozen Testicles Bring Back the Spix's Macaw?
Conservation

Can Two Frozen Testicles Bring Back the Spix's Macaw?

The discovery of a parrot named Presley could help resurrect a near-extinct species.

Getting Roads Out of the Tongass (Again)
Advocacy

Getting Roads Out of the Tongass (Again)

A federal court bars Alaska from building logging routes through vital parts of the forest.

Birds Offer a Way Out(side) for Troubled Kids
Audubon In Action

Birds Offer a Way Out(side) for Troubled Kids

Students in Pennsylvania get a lesson on life while building a rain garden for Purple Martins.

For the Greater Sage-Grouse, Commonsense Conservation
Audubon View

For the Greater Sage-Grouse, Commonsense Conservation

A collaborative plan means a real future for the western bird.

How Plastic Birds Are Bringing Crested Terns Back From the Brink
Conservation

How Plastic Birds Are Bringing Crested Terns Back From the Brink

One man, 300 decoys, and a pair of speakers on a barren island in the East China Sea may just save this critically endangered bird.

Canaries in Paris
Letter From The Editor

Canaries in Paris

What's the point of an early warning if we refuse to take heed?

Piping Plovers Get a Protected Park in the Bahamas
Audubon In Action

Piping Plovers Get a Protected Park in the Bahamas

Thanks in part to the efforts of Audubon's shorebird experts, the plovers' wintering grounds are now a national park.

6 Horrifying Bird Plagues—and How to Stop Them
Science

6 Horrifying Bird Plagues—and How to Stop Them

These tiny scourges can cause mass casualties among avians.