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.
‘Devastating’ Supreme Court Decision Leaves Wetlands Unprotected
May 26, 2023 — Developers can now drain or pollute most wetlands without violating the Clean Water Act, legal experts say.
Audubon Settlement Improves Protections for Golden Eagles in California’s Altamont Pass
May 16, 2023 — Important concessions will reduce risks to birds while allowing for wind energy development needed to act on climate.
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Wet Winter Brings Arizona’s Salt River to Life
May 11, 2023 — A river flows through the heart of the Phoenix Valley.
New EPA Proposal Would be Key to Achieving Climate Goals for Birds and People
May 11, 2023 — Climate pollution standards would reduce emissions from power plants to slow global temperature rise.
Water: A Critical Resource for Birds and People Everywhere
May 11, 2023 — Follow the Lesser Yellowlegs to discover important water sources and learn about all the ways they sustain life across the hemisphere.
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Federal Decision on Colorado River Management in the Third Decade of Climate Change-Driven Drought
May 11, 2023 — As decision-makers consider how to reduce water use, they should consider all impacted resources.
After a Wave of Bird Flu, More Than 20 California Condors Dead in the Southwest
May 10, 2023 — Setting the species' recovery back by at least a decade, the crisis appears to be ebbing as the weather warms, with no new detections since April.
Two New Books By Unlikely Advocates Make the Conservation Case for Hunting
May 09, 2023 — A birder and a Brooklynite examine their opposition to hunting, give it a try, and—finding a deeper sense of stewardship—urge others to reconsider.
Audubon's Chief Conservation Officer Appointed to North American Wetlands Conservation Council and Neotropical Migratory Bird Conservation Act Advisory Group
May 09, 2023 — Marshall Johnson appointed by Interior Secretary Deb Haaland for a three-year term.
Audubon’s Women in Conservation Luncheon Honors Susanne Durst, Kathleen Finlay, and Laura O’Donohue with Rachel Carson Award
May 05, 2023 — The 20th annual event focused on New York-based leaders in organic farming and sustainability.