Audubon Magazine Summer 2016

Five Ways to Troubleshoot Your Birding Problems
ID Tips

Five Ways to Troubleshoot Your Birding Problems

When your bird guide isn't getting it done, try these hacks and alternatives to make a better ID.

Head to the North Woods—the Boreal Birds Are Waiting
Travel

Head to the North Woods—the Boreal Birds Are Waiting

Use this summer guide to explore the hidden treasures of the Boreal Forest.

Who Will Stop Companies From Drilling Holes in the Grand Canyon?
Conservation

Who Will Stop Companies From Drilling Holes in the Grand Canyon?

As new mining claims threaten the national treasure, local tribes and conservationists are looking to Obama for help.

Making the World Safer for Birds, One Piece of Glass at a Time
Tech

Making the World Safer for Birds, One Piece of Glass at a Time

At a research center in Pennsylvania, bird-friendly products are put to the test in a simple, yet foolproof way.

Legacy Florida Brings Money Back to the Everglades (Where It Belongs)
Audubon In Action

Legacy Florida Brings Money Back to the Everglades (Where It Belongs)

A new act ensures 20 years of funding to restore the imperiled River of Grass.

Reimagining the Red Knot
Illustrated Aviary

Reimagining the Red Knot

Artist Claire Brewster uses pieces of the world to craft the birds that wander it.

Smarter Water Decisions Could Help End the West's Dry Run
Audubon View

Smarter Water Decisions Could Help End the West's Dry Run

Audubon is working to make sure that new water-sharing rules protect and restore habitat for birds and other wildlife.

A Closer Look at Birds, Humans, and Their Shared Experiences
Letter From The Editor

A Closer Look at Birds, Humans, and Their Shared Experiences

In our new Flock Together series, you'll read inspiring stories about birds and the people who care about them.

How Malheur Became the Epicenter of Community-Led Conservation
Conservation

How Malheur Became the Epicenter of Community-Led Conservation

The Malheur occupation depicted a landscape locked in conflict—but it was far from the truth.

Robot Birds Haven't Taken Over Our Society...Yet
Tech

Robot Birds Haven't Taken Over Our Society...Yet

With the combined powers of nature and machines, innovators can gather secret intelligence, protect our crops, and someday even deliver the mail.

How Do We Save the Salton Sea?
Conservation

How Do We Save the Salton Sea?

For decades California's largest lake has teetered on the edge of ecological disaster. But a new deal and action plan may finally be gaining momentum.

Land of the Lost Birds: Searching for Life in the Forests of Bioko
Dispatch

Land of the Lost Birds: Searching for Life in the Forests of Bioko

A crew of American scientists is venturing into remote Equatorial Guinea, even as rampant development threatens its bird-filled wilderness.

Catch and Release: The Mission to Save the California Condor
Flock Together

Catch and Release: The Mission to Save the California Condor

To protect North America’s largest bird, Chris Parish and his crew must trap and treat the scavengers for lead poisoning.

There's an Ancient Bond Between Mongolia's Hunters and Golden Eagles
Flock Together

There's an Ancient Bond Between Mongolia's Hunters and Golden Eagles

Since the time of Kublai Kahn, the Kazakh people have allied with raptors to find sustenance in a barren, mountainous land.

Behind the Scenes at Connecticut’s Biggest Baby Bird Nursery
Flock Together

Behind the Scenes at Connecticut’s Biggest Baby Bird Nursery

It’s feeding time, all the time, at Sharon Audubon’s animal-rehab hospital.

This Website Collects Obituaries for Birds—Here's Why You Should Use It
Audubon In Action

This Website Collects Obituaries for Birds—Here's Why You Should Use It

Thanks to D-Bird, citizen scientists are beginning to fill in the gaps on how many birds collide with buildings.

Here’s Your First Look at Audubon’s New Birds and Climate Project
Audubon In Action

Here’s Your First Look at Audubon’s New Birds and Climate Project

Climate Watch is getting volunteers across the country to admire bluebirds (for science).