Amelia Langas

Editorial Fellow, Audubon Magazine

Articles by Amelia Langas

A New Book Encourages Birding for Mental Well-Being
June 13, 2019 — Blogger and teacher Joe Harkness reflects on what prompted him to write “Bird Therapy.”
13 Fun Bird Events to Fill Your Summer Calendars
May 31, 2019 — From birding festivals to exhibits, the coming months offer an array of activities for avian aficionados.
A Treasure Trove of 40,000 Bird Specimens Brought to Light
May 31, 2019 — Alongside experts, students are working at the American Museum of Natural History to sort and organize data from the longest ornithological voyage in history.
A Miraculous Discovery Near Medellín Yields Insight on a Mysterious Songbird
May 20, 2019 — Conservationists recently discovered a Colombian brush-finch only known by museum specimens. Now they’re racing to save it from habitat loss.
This Sandhill Crane Couple Adopted a Baby Goose
May 14, 2019 — The elegant birds are raising a gosling as well their own colt this year in a Michigan park.
Watch These Desert Raptors Snack on a Massive Swarm of Bats
April 29, 2019 — Swainson's Hawks star in the latest episode of National Geographic's nature-doc series, Hostile Planet.
The Mystery of the Missing John James Audubon Self-Portrait
April 26, 2019 — The artist snuck himself into his original "Birds of America" Golden Eagle painting, but his likeness was later removed. What happened?
Get Yourself to Indiana's First National Park, Where the Birds Abound
April 25, 2019 — With an upcoming festival celebrating spring migration, it’s time to explore the rare habitats and hundreds of species at Indiana Dunes.
What Nesting Materials Are Safe for Birds?
April 22, 2019 — Follow these dos and don'ts if you want to help your feathered neighbors build their homes this spring.
Nesting Killdeer Called for Delay of Games
April 09, 2019 — A clutch of eggs has postponed the opening of a new athletic facility, but officials at the California high school don't mind.