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Articles by The Editors

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The Birding Gear You Need (If You're a Time Traveler)
July 20, 2024 — Over 125 years, 'Audubon' has featured myriad products to help generations of avian aficionados better know and support birds. We brought some of the gear together for a photo session.
Take It or Leave It: Do Early Birding Practices Stand the Test of Time?
July 20, 2024 — Early issues of 'Bird-Lore' and 'Audubon' magazine brimmed with tips and tidbits for the bird enthusiast. Some aged better than others, as the matrix below shows.
The 2024 Audubon Photography Awards: Winners and Honorable Mentions
June 20, 2024 — Mating, fighting, dive-bombing for food: This year's prize-winning images and videos are packed with avian action—now, in even more categories.
Collage of words and photos of wind turbines, corn kernels, a flock of birds, a moth, and a comic, cut out in shapes of birds.
5 Themes That Defined Audubon's Conservation Coverage, Then and Now
May 22, 2024 — These topics have shaped our magazine’s reporting for decades—and will remain prominent in our pages for years to come.
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A Tour of 125 Years of History Through the Bird Lens
May 14, 2024 — Since its founding in 1899, 'Audubon' magazine's coverage responded to wars, economic crises, innovations, novel threats, and much more.
Perfect Gifts for the Bird and Nature Lovers in Your Life
November 20, 2023 — Whether novice or expert, backyard birder or a globetrotting adventurer, we’ve got something for everyone on your list. Better yet: For many of these products, their purchase also benefits bird habitat.
A comically bad mutant bird costume resembling a grotesque pterodactyl perches on a roof in a still from a film.
We Dare You to Watch These Frighteningly Bad Bird Horror Movies
October 18, 2023 — You know, good-bad.
Eastern Black Rail by Yulia Avgustinovich
September 12, 2023 — Location: 307 Elm Street NW, Washington D.C. 20001
Our 15 Favorite Videos From the 2023 Audubon Photography Awards
August 29, 2023 — Take a moment to enjoy this year's lineup of entertaining avians while learning the story behind each clip.
The 2023 Audubon Photography Awards: The Top 100
June 28, 2023 — Revel in the staggering beauty and surprising behaviors featured in this gallery of our favorite images. Also check out the story behind each shot.