From Audubon Magazine

A New Book Showcases the Beauty and Grit of New York City's Wildflowers

A New Book Showcases the Beauty and Grit of New York City's Wildflowers

— Photographer Andrew Garn reveals, in stunning detail, the diverse flora that many city dwellers may overlook but birds can't do without.
Seventy Never Looked So Good: The Long, Wondrous Life of Wisdom the Albatross

Seventy Never Looked So Good: The Long, Wondrous Life of Wisdom the Albatross

— The Laysan Albatross is the oldest known wild bird on the planet, an international icon, and still hatching eggs. This year she had her 39th chick.
The Decades-Long Effort to Save the Masked Bobwhite Is Finally Taking Off

The Decades-Long Effort to Save the Masked Bobwhite Is Finally Taking Off

— Once thought extinct, the critically endangered quail faces a tough recovery but appears to be gaining a foothold in southern Arizona, where foster fathers help bobwhite chicks learn to live in the wild.
Bird Song Became Softer During the Pandemic Thanks to Less Noise Pollution

Bird Song Became Softer During the Pandemic Thanks to Less Noise Pollution

— The relative quiet of the past year offered a rare chance to study how birds are affected by our growing cacophony. But the silence won't last.
It's a New Era for Conservation

It's a New Era for Conservation

— We have an extraordinary opportunity to build a more equitable and just future while protecting birds and the places they need.
A New Hummingbird Was Discovered In 2017. Now There's a Race to Protect It.

A New Hummingbird Was Discovered In 2017. Now There's a Race to Protect It.

— With its niche habitat in Ecuador under threat, the Blue-throated Hillstar was at risk from the moment it was identified.
Why Cities are Taking Action to Limit Loud and Polluting Lawn Care

Why Cities are Taking Action to Limit Loud and Polluting Lawn Care

— Fossil-fuel powered leaf blowers spew noise and pollutants—and people working at home are noticing more.
How the Flights of Birds Inspired a Unique Elementary Education Program

How the Flights of Birds Inspired a Unique Elementary Education Program

— Musicians, artists, and innovators learn from avian flight. A new learn-from-home concert and curriculum brings three together to teach children during challenging times.
Tribes Could Play a Crucial Role in Achieving a Bold New Conservation Goal

Tribes Could Play a Crucial Role in Achieving a Bold New Conservation Goal

— An emerging effort to protect 30 percent of the country's land and water is an opportunity to strengthen tribal sovereignty and heed Indigenous ecological knowledge, experts say.
Reimagining the Blue Jay

Reimagining the Blue Jay

— Through artistic abstraction, Gizem Vural casts the oft-maligned Blue Jay in a sunny light.