Audubon MagazineSpring 2018


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? 
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This Little Warbler Could Lead to Big Discoveries About Migration

After bouncing back from near extinction, the Kirtland's Warbler is helping scientists understand the outsize role of winter habitat for migratory birds.
Letter From the Editor

By Design: An Update on Audubon Magazine

By Jennifer Bogo
March 28, 2018 — After nearly two decades, one creative era draws to a close, and another begins. 

Snakes That Eat Other Snakes Could Help Birds in the South

By Susan Cosier
March 26, 2018 — 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

By Tom Clynes/Photography by Melissa Groo
March 26, 2018 — On the island of Great Inagua, the flashy birds have made a huge comeback.
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In Cape Town, a Dedicated Staff Gives African Penguins a Fighting Chance

By Jocelyn C. Zuckerman
March 26, 2018 — Populations of these sleek, endangered seabirds have fallen by 98 percent, and they now face a new threat: climate change.
Illustrated Aviary

Reimagining the Painted Bunting

By Julie Leibach
March 23, 2018 — Artist Keith Negley adds imaginative flourishes to an exquisite pair of birds.
Native Plants

A Native Plants Movement Blooms in Bemidji

By Benji Jones
March 22, 2018 — In the North Woods of Minnesota, a city is becoming a haven for birds, bees, and other pollinators.
Audubon View

If You Care About Birds, Protect the MBTA

By David Yarnold
March 22, 2018 — The landmark law that has saved billions of birds is at risk.
Christmas Bird Count

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

By Maricarmen Rivera Sánchez
January 12, 2018 — Amid power outages, devastated landscapes, and destroyed buildings, birders assessed the storm's avian toll on their Christmas Bird Count.

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