Books

This New Field Guide Aims to Change Your Mind About Pigeons

— Cartoonist and author Rosemary Mosco shines a witty and compassionate spotlight on what she calls "the world's most misunderstood bird."

Eleven New Birdy and Nature-Themed Books for Kids

— These recent books are sure to delight and inspire the young readers in your life.

Take a Trip to the 'Eighth Continent'

— Pioneering scientist Meg Lowman’s new memoir, "The Arbornaut," details her career studying biodiversity in the tree canopy.

Sy Montgomery's Latest Book Celebrates the Fragility and Power of Hummingbirds

— In "The Hummingbirds’ Gift," the odds are stacked against two orphaned chicks and their caretakers.

Unraveling the Mystery of the Caracara

— In "A Most Remarkable Creature," Jonathan Meiburg seeks to understand one of the world’s most peculiar birds.

A New Book Showcases the Beauty and Grit of New York City's Wildflowers

— Photographer Andrew Garn reveals, in stunning detail, the diverse flora that many city dwellers may overlook but birds can't do without.

Capturing the Whole History of Conservationism—for Better and Worse

— In her new book ‘Beloved Beasts,’ author Michelle Nijhuis chronicles a movement dedicated to the 'preservation of possibility.'
Elizabeth Kolbert at the ​American Museum of Natural His​tory in New York. Suzanne DeChillo/Th​e New York Times/Redux

Elizabeth Kolbert on How We're Trying to Change the Ways We've Changed Nature

— In 'Under a White Sky,' the acclaimed journalist explores a new frontier of human innovation: undoing the harm that we've already caused.

Seven Reading Recommendations From Audubon Editors

— Some of our favorite books—old and new—for birders and nature lovers to curl up with this holiday season

Why Nature Writer Helen Macdonald Says We Need to Embrace the Apocalypse

— In "Vesper Flights," a timely collection of essays, the bestselling author remains in awe of the natural world, and finds hope amid catastrophe.