Elizabeth Newbern is a reporter for Audubon magazine. Follow her on Twitter @liznewbern.
Articles by Elizabeth Newbern
Young Songbirds: Lazy Travelers or Clever Learners?
September 03, 2014 — Juvenile Wood Thrushes arrive much later to spring breeding grounds than adults. Here's why.
Owls Starve as Drought Drags On
August 26, 2014 — Raptors and owls in Southern California, particularly at Audubon's Starr Ranch, have had an unusually bad breeding season.
California Drought Crushes Tricolored Blackbird Population
August 13, 2014 — California's dry spell is exacerbating an existing decline in the local blackbird population.
Mallards Feel the Heat
July 29, 2014 — As the drought in California continues, Mallards and other native waterfowl have taken a hit.
Fishing Isn’t Just for the Birds
June 20, 2014 — Scientists discover that spiders all over the world regularly catch and eat fish.
Advice to Hungry Vulture: Arrive Early and Bring Friends
June 16, 2014 — The first scavenger to gather its buddies around a carcass reigns supreme in Kenya.