Audubon Magazine July-August 2013

Swift Approach
Audubon In Action

Swift Approach

Huge crowds flock to a Portland school to watch thousands of Vaux’s swifts funnel into a makeshift roost.

Prairie Tales

Prairie Tales

An Audubon educator connects kids and prairie dogs. 

Birds, Unleaded

Birds, Unleaded

Audubon groups in Maine and California wage a battle against deadly lead.

Clowning Around

Clowning Around

A clownfish “dance” keeps anemones healthy. 

Wine or Wildlife?

Wine or Wildlife?

As the world warms, vineyards could move into wildlife habitat.

Safer Waters for Sharks

Safer Waters for Sharks

Masters of the underwater universe for millions of years, the much-persecuted shark may finally have a fighting chance thanks to friends in surprising places.

Stemming the Tide of Shorebird Losses

Stemming the Tide of Shorebird Losses

With migrations that can span thousands of miles, Pacific shorebirds are among nature’s most amazing aerialists. But without crucial stopover habitat along their way, they could be doomed.

8 Great Summer Birding Trails
Birding

8 Great Summer Birding Trails

Audubon’s guide to unforgettable trips that wend through charming towns and rural outposts while also connecting the dots between many Important Bird Areas.

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