After Years in Captivity, These Rescued Harpy Eagles Are Flourishing in the Wild

February 16, 2024 — The successful rehabilitation of the majestic raptors is the first in Bolivia, and a ray of hope for a species that has lost vast stretches of its historical habitat.
A collage of the following birds. Photos from left: Atlantic Puffin, Shane Kalyn/Audubon Photography Awards/2023 Professional Award Winner; White-tailed Kites, Jack Zhi/Audubon Photography Awards/2022 Grand Prize Winner; Anna's Hummingbird, Patrick Coughl

How to Capture Photos That Will Catch the Audubon Photography Awards Judges' Attention

February 16, 2024 — We spoke with Audubon Photography Awards judge Morgan Heim about what it takes to wow the judges in the competition.

Audubon's 2024 Water Priorities at the Arizona Capitol

February 12, 2024 — Audubon and partners advocate for smart water policies to protect Arizona's water.

Department of Interior’s Long-term Commitment to Sagebrush Health Wins Praise from Sportsmen & Conservation Groups 

February 08, 2024 — Restoration to conserve “best of the best” remaining sagebrush habitat 
An eagle flying in front of the sun.

How New Incidental Take Permits Can Protect Bald and Golden Eagles at Wind Energy Sites

February 08, 2024 — The U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service has an improved permitting process that benefits eagles.
A bald eagle flies over a blue sky.

New U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service Permit Expands Coverage for Wind Energy and Conservation of Eagles

February 08, 2024 — Audubon worked with partners to ensure that the permitting benefits Bald and Golden Eagle conservation.

Mississippi River to Build Resilience for Birds and People with Newly Introduced Bill

February 07, 2024 — Audubon backs legislation that would protect water quality and restore bird habitat.
A White-chinned Jacamar perched on a thin tree branch, in a forested area, with its beak slightly ajar.

The 124th Christmas Bird Count: An Annual Event Connecting Birders Across the Hemisphere

February 07, 2024 — Take a tour of Christmas Bird Counts ranging from coastal Texas to the savannahs and forests of Colombia and back to the Eastern Seaboard.

The New PBS Nature Special Highlights Epic Shorebird Migrations

February 05, 2024 — “Flyways” calls attention to avian voyages and the challenges birds face.
A group of people stand in a suburban lawn all looking in the same direction with cameras and binoculars.

Birdist Rule #84: Know the Dos and Don'ts of a Rare Bird Stakeout

February 05, 2024 — When going for a vagrant, it’s important to remember that everyone is on the same team.