Audubon MagazineNovember-December 2009


The Audubon Guide to Binoculars

When it comes to birdwatching, what you choose to look through makes all the difference.

Dead Whales Make for an Underwater Feast

When whales decay the seafloor, their enormous carcasses give life to mysterious worlds inhabited by an assortment of bizarre creatures.

Doggone: Prairie Dogs Face a New and Deadly Threat

By Ted Williams
February 17, 2012 — Prairie dogs have been eliminated from more than 95 percent of their grassland habitat. And now they, and the vast and complicated ecosystems they sustain, face a new and deadly threat.

Buying Time

By Les Line
September 08, 2011 — For bobolinks, savannah sparrows, and other birds that make their nests in hayfields, a delayed harvest can spell the difference between life and death. 

Beauty Contest

By Massimo Vignelli
September 08, 2011 — A new book presents a pure vision of birds, in glorious color and exquisite detail.

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