Daisy Yuhas

Reporter, Audubon Magazine

Articles by Daisy Yuhas

Illustration of an egret holding a postcard in its beak.

Send a Child’s Imagination Soaring With This Migration-Themed Activity

October 02, 2023 — Use the Bird Migration Explorer to learn about the journeys of different species—then write a postcard from a place one has visited.

Explore a Habitat Patch

June 23, 2021 — Learn how to pick a perfect “patch,” a spot for regular birding, and learn about the ways birds rely on important resources like food and water.

Bird Song Became Softer During the Pandemic Thanks to Less Noise Pollution

March 19, 2021 — The relative quiet of the past year offered a rare chance to study how birds are affected by our growing cacophony. But the silence won't last.

A Year of the Pandemic: How Have Birds and Other Wildlife Responded?

March 09, 2021 — The slowdown in human activity—a period scientists are calling the “anthropause”—was a mixed bag for animals.

Europe's Northern Bald Ibis Flies Again

March 31, 2014 — Back from the brink, these resurrection birds still face threats.

Dr. Emily Doolittle on the Music of Birds

February 26, 2014 — This researcher studies the musician wren's sweet song.

Opening Eyes on Chicago's South Side

February 18, 2014 — A new group inspires locals to focus on natural places in the city.

Ptarmigan May Be Tops in Adapting to Winter Weather

February 14, 2014 — Only one bird genus molts into all-white feathers each year.

Sea Eagle Steals Video Camera, Films An Accidental Aerial Movie

December 04, 2013 — An Australian eagle captures some amazing footage after stealing a ranger's camera.

Birdlife Can Recover in Fragmented Amazon, But It Takes Decades

November 15, 2013 — As humans continue to clear rainforest, there are some hopeful findings.