Audubon MagazineMay-June 2014

Photograph by Emmanuel Rondeau.
International Travel

Costa Rica Untapped

If you’re looking for real wilderness adventure in one of the world’s most popular nature travel destinations, get off the beaten path on the Osa Peninsula.

Tracking Wildlife From Space

Meg Crofoot is taking wildlife investigations out of this world.
Illustrated Aviary

Reimagining the Yellow-Throated Warbler

By By Greg Mably
July 09, 2014 — A Toronto artist offers his geometric take on this iconic bird of the south.

Plastic Ingestion Killing Shearwaters

By Elizabeth Claire Alberts
May 31, 2014 — But not for the reason you might think.

Tall Grasses Might Be Key to Cutting Birdstrikes

By Todd Petty
May 28, 2014 — An Audubon chapter is partnering with Dayton International Airport to reduce bird-aircraft collisions.

Fighting Bird Poachers at China’s Poyang Lake

By Raillan Brooks
May 27, 2014 — Stopping illegal bird hunting in China’s largest freshwater lakes is an uphill battle.

Birding Brought Them Together

By Paul Greenberg
May 14, 2014 — A son and his difficult mother found common ground outdoors.

“Come on Over to the Dark Side,” Moth-lover Urges Birders

By Rene Ebersole
May 12, 2014 — In the dead of night, John Pickering and fellow enthusiasts head out in search of moths.

The View: People and Plovers

By David Yarnold
May 12, 2014 — Meet some of the folks who drive our on-the-ground conservation.

Walking With Penguins

By Eric Wagner
May 09, 2014 — With her shepherd’s crook made of rebar, researcher “Hurricane Dee” Boersma still rules—and Argentina’s Magellanic penguins still follow.

Why the Passenger Pigeon Went Extinct

By Barry Yeoman
April 17, 2014 — And whether it can, and should, be brought back to life a century after it disappeared.

Farm Bill Will Yield Benefits to Birds and Other Wildlife

By Alisa Opar
February 07, 2014 — Conservationists say the long-stalled legislation contains a number of victories.

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