From the Magazine

From the Magazine

Bald Eagle and Great Blue Herons. Photo: Bonnie Block/Audubon Photography Awards

May - June 2016

We've got a whole new look—as well as a whole new collection of beautiful bird photos. Welcome to the annual Audubon Photography Awards issue! Admire the 2016 winning images, plus the Top 100 slideshow (a web exclusive). Want something grittier? Traipse through the capricious jungles of Cuba with Mac McClelland as she stalks the near-mythical Ivory-billed Woodpecker.

Read on for the full contents of our May-June issue

The 2016 Audubon Photography Awards: Top 100

For the first time ever, there's a sage-grouse.

Long-billed Thrasher. Photo: Hector Astorga/Audubon Photography Awards

Can the Ivory-Billed Woodpecker Be Found in Cuba?

A birder, ornithologist, writer, and photographer set off on an extreme adventure through the muck and memories of eastern Cuba.

Photo: Greg Kahn

Red Knots Are Battling Climate Change—On Both Ends of the Earth

The tiny, threatened bird is an omen for how devastating ocean acidification can be.

Red Knots and Hudsonian Godwits. Photo: Antonio Larrea

How Falconry Turned One Man's Life Right-Side Up

After spending his childhood on the mean streets of D.C., Rodney Stotts found new purpose as a raptor expert and role model for school kids.

Rodney Stotts and a Eurasian Eagle-owl. Photo: Greg Kahn