California Condor. Photo: Joel Sartore/National Geographic Photo Ark

Making wind energy safer for birds. A tale of two habitats for the endangered Kirtland's Warbler. The plight of the African Penguin. Flamingos take over Inagua National Park; an ode to Audubon's art directors; outmuscling the largest snake in the country; springtime in the gardens of Bemidji; and more.

Read on for the full contents of our latest issue

New Technology Is Making Wind Farms Safe for Birds

Raptors and wind energy have a fraught history. Could these innovations allow them to co-exist? 

Photos: Spencer Lowell

This Little Warbler Could Lead to Big Discoveries About Migration

After bouncing back from near extinction, the Kirtland's Warbler is helping scientists understand the outsize role of winter habitat for migratory birds.

Photo: Karine Aigner

In Cape Town, a Dedicated Staff Gives African Penguins a Fighting Chance

Populations of these sleek, endangered seabirds have fallen by 98 percent, and they now face a new threat: climate change.

Photo: Alexia Webster

The Bahamas Are Filled With Flamingos Once Again

On the island of Great Inagua, the flashy birds have made a huge comeback.

Photo: Melissa Groo