Clara Chaisson is a reporter for Audubon Magazine.

Articles by Clara Chaisson


These Knit Birds Are Helping to Move the Needle on Conservation

By Clara Chaisson
July 15, 2019 — Nicky Fijalkowska's quirky odes to wildlife now inspire others to protect it.

Bird's Eye View: California Condors Soar Back from the Brink

By Clara Chaisson
August 19, 2014 — Following the birth of Utah's first California Condor chick, here's a status update on the condor reintroduction effort. 

Photo of the Day: Carolina Chickadee

By Clara Chaisson
August 07, 2014 — Linda Hoopes gets to know a playful chickadee. 

At These Hotels, Bugs Are The VIP

By Clara Chaisson
July 29, 2014 — Building insect hotels may support beneficial bugs

What Does 'Bird-Safe Glass' Even Mean?

By Clara Chaisson
July 25, 2014 — From football stadiums to your own kitchen window, here's your guide to bird-safe glass.

9 Brand New Birds That Are Already Threatened

By Clara Chaisson
July 24, 2014 — A recent taxonomic review identified 361 new bird species—and a quarter of them are threatened.

Photo of the Day: Mute Swan

By Clara Chaisson
July 18, 2014 — Patrick Dennen snaps a sleepy cygnet.

Photo of the Day: Burrowing Owl

By Clara Chaisson
July 14, 2014 — Kurt Wecker lies in wait for an elusive owl.

Photo of the Day: Ruby-throated Hummingbird

By Clara Chaisson
July 11, 2014 — The light falls just right in Melanie Gloster’s backyard.

Shady Endeavor Could Help Combat Coffee Rust

By Clara Chaisson
June 10, 2014 — Coffee farmers—and birds—could benefit from a shift toward shade-grown crops, researchers say.