A Cedar Waxwing and a Bohemian Waxwing perched on a branch, both holding a berry in their mouth.

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.
A man walks down a grassy trail in a field, towards a forested area. There is a railing made of rope to one side. We see the man from behind, and he has his hands on a rope.

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.

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How Marisol Ortega Brings Birds to Life With Her Illustrations

By Gabrielle Saleh
December 01, 2023 — We spoke with the artist who created the Raven vs Crow design for our merch collection about her inspiration for illustrating birds and other wildlife.

U.S. Unveils New Rules to Cut Methane Emissions at Global Climate Conference

December 01, 2023 — New federal standards will significantly reduce emissions and ensure a healthier future for birds and people.

Audubon Urges Advancement of a Proposed Rule to Strengthen Implementation of the Migratory Bird Treaty Act

By National Audubon Society
December 01, 2023 — Audubon expresses disappointment in the rulemaking delay and commits to working with the Biden Administration to provide a win-win for birds and businesses.
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Water Policy Council Recommends Improvements to Arizona's Groundwater Management

By Haley Paul
November 29, 2023 — Water Policy Council delivers recommendations to Governor Hobbs

Welcome to the Island Where Egrets Rule

By Martha Harbison
November 28, 2023 — A century ago, Audubon Texas made a commitment to protecting birds along the Texas coast. They started here.

At COP28, Nature-Based Solutions are Needed to Combat Climate Change and Biodiversity Loss

By National Audubon Society
November 28, 2023 — Audubon delegation to join world leaders at the annual UN climate conference to promote swift, equitable actions that benefit people and nature.

Honoring Native American Policymakers Committed to Conservation

By Felice Stadler
November 27, 2023 — As Native American Heritage Month comes to a close, we highlight the contributions of leaders who have made a difference for birds.