Audubon MagazineSpring 2017

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See One of the World’s Coolest, Most Specialized Raptors in Action

Snail Kite numbers in Florida dipped to a worrying low a decade ago. Since then, an influx of exotic snails has helped the endangered birds rebound.
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Maple Syrup Makers Are Turning Their Forests Into Prime Songbird Habitat

Through Audubon Vermont's pioneering project, sugar farms are promoting better tree diversity to attract nesting avians.
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Why Geospatial Data Is Vital to the Future of Endangered Species Lists

By Hannah Furfaro
March 27, 2017 — Satellite tracking and remote sensing might help save birds from going extinct, but collecting and applying the results can be complicated.
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How Cattle Ranchers Are Helping to Save Western Grasslands and Birds

By Purbita Saha
March 27, 2017 — The prairie is poised to make a comeback, thanks to Audubon's new Conservation Ranching Initiative.

Meet the Brave Bodyguards Protecting Belize’s Scarlet Macaws From Poachers

By Martha Harbison
March 27, 2017 — To keep macaw chicks safe, a team of rangers spends night and day watching over the birds’ nests and homes.
Letter From the Editor

This Spring, Help Birds by Growing Native Plants

By Mark Jannot
March 24, 2017 — Looking to make a positive contribution to the world? Audubon has a handy new tool to help.

The Same Pesticides Linked to Bee Declines Might Also Threaten Birds

By Elizabeth Royte
March 24, 2017 — Neonicotinoids are washing off of their host seeds and into water bodies—threatening not just aquatic insects but the birds that rely on them.
Audubon View

Audubon Is a Force of Nature, Thanks to Its Members

By David Yarnold
March 24, 2017 — There’s never been a greater need for our local-everywhere approach to solutions.

This Guy Is Mapping How Warblers Migrate, Just by Listening to Them Sing

By Bonnie Tsui
March 24, 2017 — We know where Mourning Warblers spend their winters and summers. But where they go inbetween is a mystery—one that can be solved through their songs.
Illustrated Aviary

Reimagining the Northern Cardinal

By Seymour Chwast
March 24, 2017 — A playful twist on one baseball team's bird-themed logo.

A Bird Worth the Chase, Even After Death

By Dan Koeppel
March 24, 2017 — Dan Koeppel had seen plenty of Mountain Quail—until it became the lone bird on his dad's North American life list. Then it became his nemesis, too.
Flock Together

The Bird That Saved My Family

By Cameron Bloom and Bradley Trevor Greive
March 24, 2017 — After tragedy struck, the Blooms struggled to recover. Taking in an injured magpie turned out to be just what the family needed to begin healing.

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