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A New Birding Club Wants to Help COVID Long-Haulers Safely Enjoy Nature Together

April 12, 2024 — Ed Yong, an award-winning science journalist who widely covered the pandemic, recently launched The Spoonbill Club to provide community—and an accessible hobby—for folks with long COVID.

Senators Cardin and Boozman Introduce Legislation to Invest in Migratory Bird Conservation

April 12, 2024 — Together with companion House legislation, the bills would authorize resources for migratory birds throughout the hemisphere.

Choosing a Plan to Save the Greater Sage-Grouse

April 09, 2024 — Tell the Bureau of Land Management to preserve Greater Sage-Grouse habitat

It’s Nesting Season: Don’t Forget to Share the Shore with Coastal Birds

April 04, 2024 — Birds like plovers and terns need our help to safely raise their chicks on beaches this summer.
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A Future for Birds and People in the Colorado River Basin

March 29, 2024 — Audubon and partner NGOs propose an alternative for post-2026 operations.
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How Extreme Weather Tests Facilities Housing the Last of a Species

March 29, 2024 — Natural disasters fueled by climate change imperil critically endangered species under human care. Breeding centers must be more ready than ever to swing into action in an emergency.

Bug Out With the Birds by Finding an Insect Hatch

March 29, 2024 — Want to observe a colorful array of hungry avians? Check out one of these hatches.
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Ask Kenn: What's the Secret to Identifying Flycatchers?

March 28, 2024 — Don’t let these difficult birds get you down. Instead, take this sage advice from Audubon Field Editor and bird expert Kenn Kaufman.
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Spring Into Action

March 26, 2024 — Migration reminds us of what we’re all collectively working to build: a world where birds thrive.

Why Is it So Hard to Keep Cats Indoors?

March 26, 2024 — When a neighbor’s pet entered her life, our writer devised a plan: Put a GPS tracker on it and delve into why we let our beloved felines wander outside despite the risks they pose to birds and themselves.