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.
The Bird Flu Blazes On, Amping Up Concerns for Wildlife and Human Health
March 01, 2023 — Facing an outbreak that’s unusually deadly for wild birds and spreading to more mammals, scientists worry about when, or if, it will end.
National Audubon Society to Celebrate “The Birdsong Project” at Benefit Event
February 28, 2023 — Save the date: Wednesday, March 29 at 7 p.m.
Audubon Photography Awards
Our Favorite Fascinating Bird Behaviors from the 2022 Audubon Photo Awards
February 23, 2023 — Every year the contest attracts entries capturing rare and unusual moments in the avian world. Check out these 11 highlights.
Birding In a War Zone: How Ukraine’s Top eBirder Pursues His Passion Amid Tragedy
February 21, 2023 — A writer’s budding friendship with Oleksandr Nastachenko offers a window into the besieged country’s small but resourceful community of birders and what they have lost since the Russian invasion.
Night Skies Are Even Brighter Than We Thought — and Getting Brighter
February 17, 2023 — A new study using community data shows how light pollution is drowning out the stars. Scientists are still learning the consequences for birds and other animals, including humans.
Here’s What the Inflation Reduction Act Can Do for You
February 16, 2023 — Whether you’re a driver, a homeowner, or a renter, take advantage of the cost-saving upgrades the landmark legislation offers.
Western Water News
Ripple Effect: Migratory Birds and Long-term Drought in the West
February 15, 2023 — Audubon experts publish article in Water Resources Impact magazine.
Audubon Photography Awards
Take a Peek Into Avian Family Life with These Cute Chick Pics
February 15, 2023 — Prepare to “oohh” and “aww” over our favorite shots featuring baby birds from the 2022 Audubon Photography Awards.
Yeah, Sitting on the Couch Is Great, But Have You Ever Seen a Short-eared Owl?
February 15, 2023 — Brighten up a winter’s day by seeking out this amazing, accessible raptor.
Getting to Know Neighborhood Birds During a Winter Storm
February 13, 2023 — A Texas winter storm was a great reminder of the variety of avian life that awaits you if you just take a look outside.