Alex Tey

Reporter, Audubon Magazine

Alex Tey is a student at New York University, where she studies journalism and the environment.

Articles by Alex Tey

William Blake sits on the ground next to a Motus antenna, itself sitting in a green field that slopes into a river valley.

A Global Antenna Network Is the Next Frontier of Migration Science

September 21, 2022 — Motus stations across the landscape pick up ‘pings’ from any radio-tagged birds that fly past. The data, open to everyone, are painting a fuller picture of the journeys the creatures make.
A group of nine people stand in front of a small wooden building surrounded by forest on a sunny day.

Who Runs the Forest? Increasingly, in the Southeast, It’s Women

September 20, 2022 — New groups are cultivating communities of women who manage their trees with economic and ecosystem sustainability in mind.

Avian Flu Threatens Seabird Nesting Colonies on Both Sides of the Atlantic

June 28, 2022 — Highly pathogenic avian influenza has decimated nesting seabirds in Europe and Canada, raising concerns for eastern U.S. populations.

Efforts to Save North America’s Most Endangered Bird Are Succeeding

June 10, 2022 — A captive breeding program has quickly turned around the precipitous decline of the Florida Grasshopper Sparrow.

How to Help Birds Beat the Heat

July 18, 2013 — Extreme temperatures add stress to already-fragile ecosystems. Here’s how you can help birds stay cool.