Audubon MagazineMay - June 2016


Strike a Pose: 12 Pics of Birds Being Birds

From brawls to star-crossed romances, these paparazzi birders caught it all on camera.
Climate-Threatened Birds

Red Knots Are Battling Climate Change—On Both Ends of the Earth

The tiny, threatened bird is an omen for how devastating ocean acidification can be.
Tips and How-Tos

How to Photograph Birds With a Smartphone

April 21, 2016 — You already own a powerful tool for snapping birds. Here’s how to make the most of it.
Flock Together

How Falconry Turned One Man's Life Right-Side Up

By Scott Weidensaul and Greg Kahn
April 21, 2016 — 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.
Audubon Photography Awards

The 2016 Audubon Photography Awards: Top 100

By The Editors
April 21, 2016 — For the first time ever, there’s a sage-grouse.
Audubon View

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

By The Editors
April 21, 2016 — As the National Audubon Society unveils its next five-year plan, we put President and CEO David Yarnold on the hot seat.

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

By Purbita Saha
April 21, 2016 — To find out more about their ecological roles, seven moas were given a chance to live again (digitally, anyway).
Audubon Photography Awards

The 2016 Audubon Photography Awards Winners

By The Editors
April 21, 2016 — The seventh annual contest came down to the wire—a true photo finish.

How Congress Can Protect Seabirds With One Simple Act

By Ted Williams
April 21, 2016 — By signing ACAP, the United States would save seabirds from bad fishing practices.
Letter From the Editor

Why Audubon Magazine Is Getting Rid of Its Ads

By Mark Jannot
April 21, 2016 — By reclaiming former ad pages, we’re able to give our readers an even more beautiful magazine.

Can the Ivory-Billed Woodpecker Be Found in Cuba?

By Gabriel Mac
April 21, 2016 — A birder, ornithologist, writer, and photographer set off on an extreme adventure through the muck and memories of eastern Cuba.
Illustrated Aviary

Reimagining the Peregrine Falcon

By Eric Nyquist
April 21, 2016 — Contemporary artist Eric Nyquist captures the carnage of a peregrine feast.

Summer Birding in the National Parks

By The Editors
April 21, 2016 — Celebrate 100 years with a little birding and a lot of adventure in America's most beautiful spots.

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