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.
A Beloved Winter Finch Is In Decline—and Scientists Want to Know Why
November 15, 2023 — Feeder visits from Evening Grosbeaks are rarer than in the past, and a new initiative is trying to understand the root causes.
Native Americans Domesticated Turkeys Long Before the Pilgrims Arrived
November 15, 2023 — Indigenous societies in the Americas valued the birds so highly that they tamed them at least twice, including in the U.S. Southwest. Turkey feathers still have abundant uses to tribes there today.
This New App Looks to the Birds to Bolster Southeast Alaska’s Economy
November 15, 2023 — A birding trail developed by Audubon Alaska and partners seeks to shift the region away from reliance on extractive industries.
How Do Birds Respond to Extreme Wildfire Haze? Project Phoenix Aims to Find Out
November 15, 2023 — Harnessing the power of community science can help birds as smoke pollution from blazes becomes more extreme.
Why Bird Advocates Want to Double Down on Conservation Across the Americas
November 08, 2023 — A bipartisan U.S. bill would ramp up funding for the Neotropical Migratory Bird Conservation Act, an under-the-radar program with a long reach.
From Audubon Magazine
The Race Is on to Build Big Power Lines, Clean Energy’s Missing Ingredient
November 07, 2023 — Careful siting and thoughtful construction can make transmission lines less dangerous for birds, experts say.
All North American Birds Named After People Will Soon Get New Names
November 01, 2023 — After years of consideration and little news, this week's announcement by the American Ornithological Society caught many birders by surprise.