From Audubon Magazine

On Our Flight Path

December 05, 2023 — How we are setting ourselves up for even greater success in 2024.

An Unwavering Focus

December 04, 2023 — Birds and the scientists striving to protect them are tenacious.
Two adult albatrosses tend to a fuzzy chick in its nest.

A Single Mexican Island May Be Our Best Hope for Saving Black-footed Albatrosses

November 18, 2023 — To secure the future of the imperiled seabirds, scientists are transporting eggs from Hawaii to Mexico, where Laysan Albatross foster parents await.

As Stands of Whitebark Pine Disappear, Could the Clark's Nutcracker Soon Follow?

November 18, 2023 — A intrepid researcher faces steep odds as she attempts to study nutcrackers in the Cascade Mountains. But the birds—and the singular trees they help sustain—are too important for her not to persist.

The Bone-eating Bearded Vulture Is Reclaiming Europe’s Skies

November 17, 2023 — Once widely persecuted, the majestic scavenger is making a remarkable rebound in Europe, but new threats could undermine a full recovery.

A Force of Conservation, the Endangered Species Act Faces a Fraught Future

November 17, 2023 — Fifty years after its passage, the powerful policy has proven effective at preventing wildlife from going extinct. Only with innovation and advocacy can it continue to do so for decades to come.

A Surreal Spin on An Abundant Sparrow

November 16, 2023 — In "Spotted Towhee" artist Phyllis Shafer depicts a widespread bird of the West in a rapidly changing landscape.

A Beloved Winter Finch Is In Decline—and Scientists Want to Know Why

November 15, 2023 — Feeder visits from Evening Grosbeaks are rarer than in the past, and a new initiative is trying to understand the root causes.

This New App Looks to the Birds to Bolster Southeast Alaska’s Economy

November 15, 2023 — A birding trail developed by Audubon Alaska and partners seeks to shift the region away from reliance on extractive industries.

How Do Birds Respond to Extreme Wildfire Haze? Project Phoenix Aims to Find Out 

November 15, 2023 — Harnessing the power of community science can help birds as smoke pollution from blazes becomes more extreme.