January - February 2015 issue

Who's Who
Who's Who

These owls may wear the same game face, but when it comes to personality, they’re as different as day and night.

A Very Bad Plan
A Very Bad Plan

The Nicaraguan government, in league with a Chinese company, wants to dredge a massive canal through one of the world’s richest, most biodiverse regions. What could possibly go wrong?

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Pulling North America's Loons Back from the Brink
January 22, 2015 — Restoring a national icon takes luck, patience, and more than a little guile. The backing of a billionaire helps quite a bit, too.
Reimagining the Southern Caracara
January 21, 2015 — Street artist L7m spray paints a wall of art.
8 Great Winter Birding Trails
January 17, 2015 — Where to find North America's great diversity of wintertime birds.
Raising Dinos From the Dead
January 09, 2015 — Two artists reconstruct ancient creatures based on fossils.
Rescuing the Rufa
January 08, 2015 — As climate change ups the stakes for all birds, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service lists the rufa Red Knot as threatened.
Love in the Air
January 08, 2015 — Even in the bird world, romance can get messy.
Aral Spring
January 08, 2015 — After years of devastation, the wetlands near a once-magnificent Central Asian lake are showing signs of life.
Which Came First: the Dinosaur or the Bird?
January 07, 2015 — The consensus is in: Birds are living dinosaurs. But how that epic evolutionary leap took place remains one of science’s greatest mysteries.
Edel Rodriguez open season
Open Season
January 07, 2015 — With the unlocking of northern Mexico’s vast fuel deposits, there’s trouble on the horizon for wildlife.
David Attenborough Shows His Wisdom, But Never His Age
January 07, 2015 — The James Bond of wildlife broadcasting still does his own stunts to bring nature to your living room (or mobile device).
Corey Arnold
Welcome to Birding Without Borders
January 02, 2015 — Can one “bird nerd,” with little more than a backpack and a spotting scope, crush the round-the-world Big Year record?
Coming Attractions: Winter 2015
January 01, 2015 — Events for bird lovers across the country.
Saving Louisiana
December 31, 2014 — It’s time for all of us to get involved, no matter where we live.
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