Birds & Climate Change Report

False Springs: How Earlier Spring With Climate Change Wreaks Havoc on Birds
September 25, 2020 — An early spring may sound lovely after a long winter, but can be disastrous for wildlife.
As Hurricanes Increase in Intensity, How Will Birds Respond?
September 25, 2020 — Hurricanes don't affect all birds in the same way, but a changing climate that makes storms more intense will pose serious threats.
When In Drought…
September 25, 2020 — When it comes to droughts, the costs of climate change are too high for both birds and people.
As the Planet Warms, Will Birds Escape the Heat?
September 23, 2020 — On land and sea, birds are at risk when the temperature spikes.
As the Climate Changes, How Will Birds Weather Heavier Rains and Snows?
September 22, 2020 — Climate change is a major driver of increasingly severe storms that threaten North American birds.
How Wildfires Boosted by Climate Change Threaten Birds
September 21, 2020 — While wildfires are natural parts of many landscapes in North America, today's megafires pose new challenges to birds and people.
Who's Worried About Global Warming?
April 21, 2015 — Five unexpected agitators on climate explain why they're speaking out.
It's Time To Act
January 26, 2015 — Nearly half of our birds are at risk of extinction this century. That doesn't have to happen.
A Storm Gathers for North American Birds
January 26, 2015 — Audubon’s new study reveals the devastation global warming will likely bring down on birds―and identifies the habitat strongholds they’ll need to hang on.
12 Views of a Warming World
January 26, 2015 — Photographers capture a dozen scenes of a changing planet.