Audubon Magazine Spring 2017

From Audubon Magazine

How Cattle Ranchers Are Helping to Save Western Grasslands and Birds

The prairie is poised to make a comeback, thanks to Audubon's new Conservation Ranching Initiative.

Two Scarlet Macaws chicks sit in their nest in the cavity of a quamwood tree in Belize's Chiquibul Forest. Camilla Cerea/Audubon

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

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

Looking to make a positive contribution to the world? Audubon has a handy new tool to help.

Wilson's Warbler. Camilla Cerea/Audubon
Audubon View

Audubon Is a Force of Nature, Thanks to Its Members

There’s never been a greater need for our local-everywhere approach to solutions.


The Same Pesticides Linked to Bee Declines Might Also Threaten Birds

Neonicotinoids are washing off of their host seeds and into water bodies—threatening not just aquatic insects but the birds that rely on them.

Mourning Warbler. Thomas Berriman

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

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.

From Audubon Magazine

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.

Illustrated Aviary

Northern Cardinal

A playful twist on one baseball team's bird-themed logo.


A Bird Worth the Chase, Even After Death

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

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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