Audubon Magazine Spring 2018

Snakes That Eat Other Snakes Could Help Birds in the South
Science

Snakes That Eat Other Snakes Could Help Birds in the South

By restoring the country's indigo snake population, scientists hope to bring balance to ecosystems—potentially benefiting songbirds.

The Bahamas Are Filled With Flamingos Once Again
Photography

The Bahamas Are Filled With Flamingos Once Again

On the island of Great Inagua, the flashy birds have made a huge comeback.

In Cape Town, a Dedicated Staff Gives African Penguins a Fighting Chance
Conservation

In Cape Town, a Dedicated Staff Gives African Penguins a Fighting Chance

Populations of these sleek, endangered seabirds have fallen by 98 percent, and they now face a new threat: climate change.

How New Technology Is Making Wind Farms Safer for Birds
Tech

How New Technology Is Making Wind Farms Safer for Birds

Raptors and wind energy have a fraught history. Could these innovations allow them to co-exist? 

Reimagining John James Audubon’s Painted Bunting
Illustrated Aviary

Painted Bunting

Artist Keith Negley adds imaginative flourishes to an exquisite pair of birds.

A Native Plants Movement Blooms in Bemidji
Native Plants

A Native Plants Movement Blooms in Bemidji

In the North Woods of Minnesota, a city is becoming a haven for birds, bees, and other pollinators.

If You Care About Birds, Protect the MBTA
Audubon View

If You Care About Birds, Protect the MBTA

The landmark law that has saved billions of birds is at risk.

Puerto Ricans Band Together to Survey Birds in Hurricane Maria's Aftermath
Christmas Bird Count

Puerto Ricans Band Together to Survey Birds in Hurricane Maria's Aftermath

Amid power outages, devastated landscapes, and destroyed buildings, birders assessed the storm's avian toll on their Christmas Bird Count.