Andrea Alfano

Andrea Alfano is a reporter for Audubon Magazine.

Articles by Andrea Alfano

How to Tell If a Bird Is Albino
September 09, 2015 — Not all white birds are albino, and not all albino birds are white.
The Tales Behind eBird’s Most Extraordinary Finds
August 19, 2015 — Anyone can access eBird data on the web, but for the experiences behind the numbers we had to ask the dedicated birders themselves.
Big Bang for Birds
March 10, 2015 — Lead researcher Erich Jarvis gives us the inside scoop on one of the biggest discoveries in ornithology in decades.
Alison Hawthorne Deming’s Zoologies
February 27, 2015 — An essayist strikes a balance between human emotion and science.
Northern Cardinal
A Northern Cardinal's Wintry Mix
February 17, 2015 — Karen Bacon finds this shock of red in the fresh powder.
Black-crowned Night Heron
Black-crowned Night-heron Is Ready for its Close-up
February 11, 2015 — One dauntless bird mugs for Patricia Corapi's camera.
Eurasian Roller's Dinner Derby
February 10, 2015 — Chris Bower gives us one bird on the cusp of snack time.
Two Bald Eagles in a Tangle
February 09, 2015 — John L. Dengler spies a pair of eagles tumbling through the skies.
Did Dinosaurs Have Feathers?
February 04, 2015 — All dinosaurs had the tools needed for feather production, a study reveals.
Poultry Perfection
November 26, 2014 — Explore the beautiful and bizarre world of pageant chickens through Tamara Staples’ stunning photos.