From Audubon Magazine

Ask Kenn Kaufman: Why Do Birds Abandon Nests for No Apparent Reason?

Ask Kenn Kaufman: Why Do Birds Abandon Nests for No Apparent Reason?

— Also this month: How did Hawaii get its owls? And who is the best ear birder Kenn's ever met?
Marine Heatwaves Can Scatter Ocean Wildlife More Than a Thousand Miles

Marine Heatwaves Can Scatter Ocean Wildlife More Than a Thousand Miles

— A new study finds that these extreme events at sea can rapidly redistribute habitats and animals, including fish and seabirds.
Remembering Toni Morrison, the Bird Whisperer

Remembering Toni Morrison, the Bird Whisperer

— A year after Morrison’s passing, a journalist and birder reflects on how her time with the cherished author changed her relationship with birds—and with herself.
Searching for Elusive Blakiston's Fish Owls in the Ancient Forests of Primorye

Searching for Elusive Blakiston's Fish Owls in the Ancient Forests of Primorye

— Jonathan Slaght ventures into far-east Russia to locate the enormous raptors in this excerpt from his new book 'Owls of the Eastern Ice.'
These Bird-Inspired Dance Albums Deliver Catchy Beats and Conservation Funding

These Bird-Inspired Dance Albums Deliver Catchy Beats and Conservation Funding

— By merging his love of nature with his talents DJing, British music producer Robin Perkins is at the forefront of a new wave of electronica.
The 2020 Audubon Photography Awards: Winners

The 2020 Audubon Photography Awards: Winners

— This year's top shots delight with dazzling colors and fresh perspectives.
After a Historic Conservation Win, Questions Remain Over Future Funding

After a Historic Conservation Win, Questions Remain Over Future Funding

— The Great American Outdoors Act provides billions of dollars to protect and improve public lands, but some advocates say the funding source—fossil-fuel revenue—isn't a long-term solution.
The Parrot King

The Parrot King

— Over the past 14 years, Martin Guth has built a monopoly on some of the world's rarest birds. Will his secretive organization ultimately help the parrots—or push to them closer to extinction?
A New Plastic Wave Is Coming to Our Shores

A New Plastic Wave Is Coming to Our Shores

— A glut of natural gas has led to a U.S. production surge in tiny plastic pellets, called nurdles, that are washing up on coasts by the millions.
Meet the Inmates Working to Rebuild the Greater Sage-Grouse's Home

Meet the Inmates Working to Rebuild the Greater Sage-Grouse's Home

— Participants in the Sagebrush in Prisons Project find peace and purpose helping the bird's habitat recover from increasingly devastating wildfires.