Stylish and Social, Winter Waxwings Provide a Wonderful ID Challenge
Bohemian and Cedar Waxwings look very similar and are more likely to intermingle in the colder months. Here’s how to tell them apart.
Birding As a Blind Person Is Now Easier in Colombia, Thanks to a Tourism Project
The unique effort, consisting of six trails and trained guides, is a showcase for ideas that make birds and nature more accessible.
‘Like Finding a Unicorn’: Researchers Rediscover the Black-Naped Pheasant-Pigeon, a Bird Lost to Science for 140 Years
A successful expedition in Papua New Guinea captured photos and video of the chicken-size pigeon, highlighting the value of local ecological knowledge as scientists seek out other long-missing species.
Western Water News
Horseshoe Reservoir: An Opportunity to Restore
September 25, 2023 — Audubon StoryMap explores riverside habitat rehabilitation options within footprint of reservoir on the Verde River
Meet the 88-Year-Old ‘Unlikely Birder’ On a Quest to Link Two Famed National Parks
September 18, 2023 — A youthful spirit has powered Lowell Young’s decades of advocacy on behalf of birds and habitats, including his contributions to a campaign to create the proposed Range of Light National Monument.
New BIG WIRES Act Would Help Achieve a Clean Energy Future for Birds and People
September 15, 2023 — “We have an urgent need to equitably and responsibly build out our nation's clean energy transmission infrastructure.”
National Audubon Society Announces New Chief Equity, Diversity, Inclusion, and Belonging Officer
September 11, 2023 — Lisette Martinez Will Lead Equity, Diversity, Inclusion, and Belonging For Conservation Organization.
A Spectacle of Life on Seal Island
September 11, 2023 — Seabirds were once extirpated from the Gulf of Maine's Seal Island National Wildlife Refuge. Today, thanks in part to Audubon’s Seabird Institute, it's the site of several breeding seabird colonies.
Proposed Rule Change Would Bring BLM Oil and Gas Leasing into the Modern Era
September 08, 2023 — Change would prioritize habitat, sacred lands and other considerations when granting oil and gas leases.