Audubon Magazine May - June 2016

The May/June issue of Audubon has a new look—thanks in part to the gorgeous photo awards entries ("Professional Winner" shown above) and no more advertising. Dick Dickinson/Audubon Photography Awards
Tips And How-Tos

How to Photograph Birds With a Smartphone

You already own a powerful tool for snapping birds. Here’s how to make the most of it.

From Audubon Magazine

Learn How Scientists Turned Extinct Birds Into Life-Like, 3-D Animations

To find out more about their ecological roles, seven moas were given a chance to live again (digitally, anyway).

Tim Gallagher (left) and Martjan Lammertink on their Ivory-bill quest. Some believe that if the phantom bird still exists, it would mostly likely be here, in the rugged mountain of eastern Cuba. Greg Kahn

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.

Flock Together

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.

An albatross caught on a longline used for fishing. Dr. Graham Robertson

How Congress Can Protect Seabirds With One Simple Act

By signing ACAP, the United States would save seabirds from bad fishing practices.

Illustration: Eric Nyquist
Illustrated Aviary

Peregrine Falcon

Contemporary artist Eric Nyquist captures the carnage of a peregrine feast.

Audubon's science initiatives work for birds throughout the hemisphere. Above, our scientists and conservationists collect data on Piping Plovers in the Bahamas. Camilla Cerea/Audubon
Audubon View

A Look Behind the Scenes at Audubon's New Strategic Plan

As the National Audubon Society unveils its next five-year plan, we put President and CEO David Yarnold on the hot seat.

Letter From The Editor

Why Audubon Magazine Is Getting Rid of Its Ads

By reclaiming former ad pages, we’re able to give our readers an even more beautiful magazine.

A makeshift hammock on Cedar Creek in Congaree National Park, South Carolina. Mac Stone

Summer Birding in the National Parks

Celebrate 100 years with a little birding and a lot of adventure in America's most beautiful spots.

Audubon Photography Awards

The 2016 Audubon Photography Awards Winners

The seventh annual contest came down to the wire—a true photo finish.

Long-billed Thrasher/Professional Category. Hector Astorga/Audubon Photography Awards
Audubon Photography Awards

The 2016 Audubon Photography Awards: Top 100

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

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