Audubon Magazine Spring 2019


Funds From the Deepwater Horizon Settlement Are Flowing Into the Gulf States

A new Audubon report pinpoints 30 projects that, if financed, would be a boon for birds and people alike.


Conservation Groups Paddle to Victory for a Disappearing Nesting Site

South Carolina’s Crab Bank gets a second chance, thanks to quick work by a flotilla of activists.


Kids No Longer Have to Bird—or Feel—Alone, Thanks to This Club

Thirteen years ago, six teens helped launch a group for young birders in Ohio. Since then, others across the world have adopted their model.


Follow Adélie Penguins On Their Journey Into the Long Polar Night

New research to discover the birds' mysterious winter foraging grounds may help protect the species as climate change transforms Antarctica.


Watch How Hummingbird Hackers Keep Up With Their Quick, Tiny Subjects

More scientists are embracing inventive ways to decode the biology and behavior of a unique bird family.


Why Birders Are Putting Stickers on Monarch Butterflies

A community-science project helps conservationists understand—and protect—the imperiled migratory species.

Medical Mysteries

How a Hunting Raptor Could Teach Us to Tune Out Distractions

To treat human disorders like ADHD, neuroscientist Shreesh Mysore has unlocked the key to the Barn Owl’s extraordinary focus.


How U.S. Agencies Are Fudging the Numbers on Environmental Regulations

By writing their own accounting rules, EPA and DOI officials are justifying decisions that endanger our health.

Letter From The Editor

A Club for Everyone

Birds bring people together, but sometimes it requires a thoughtful assist.

Illustrated Aviary

Reimagining the American Kestrel

Visual storyteller Maude White honed her falcon with years of practice and a small, sharp knife.

Audubon View

Training the Next Generation of Conservation Icons

Audubon is building a more sustainable future by incubating the leaders of tomorrow, today.

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