Jason Ward

After learning about serious allegations against Jason Ward, the National Audubon Society has severed its ties with him.

Jason Ward is a former Fund II Apprentice at National Audubon Society.

Articles by Jason Ward

From Birding in the Bronx to Birding on Your Screens, It's Been a Journey
March 21, 2019 — Jason Ward, a birder and host of the new Topic show 'Birds of North America,' reflects on the unorthodox path that got him to this point.
Atlanta's Largest Park Gets a (Chimney) Swift Makeover
October 30, 2018 — Surrounded by native plants, a 24-foot-tall tower, the first of its kind in Georgia, stands as a beacon in the fight to reverse the species' decline.
The Woods Are My Safe Haven—But That's Not True for Everyone
May 31, 2018 — [Updated: See editor's note below.] The hit TV show “Atlanta” offers a reminder that one Black person's paradise can be another one's terror.
Why You Should Start Searching for Rusty Blackbirds
February 16, 2018 — Aside from helping to boost your blackbird appreciation, spotting this declining species can also aid in conservation efforts.
A Birder’s Guide to Public Transportation
November 02, 2017 — Trains, buses, bikes, ferries, and ride shares can get you to that rare bird. Here’s how to make the best use of these options.
How to Tell Vireos From Warblers, Flycatchers, and Kinglets
June 28, 2017 — Before you start identifying vireos, you need to stop confusing them with other similar families of songbirds.
Are You Listening to a Bird Mimic or the Real Deal?
April 12, 2017 — Part six of our new series to help you build your birding skills—and love of birds—by learning how to bird by ear.
The Biggest Differences Between Song and Savannah Sparrows
March 03, 2017 — A close look at these two doppelgängers shows some key contrasts in markings and song.
How to Recognize Six Warblers in Their Fall Feathers
October 07, 2016 — Study the finer details of migrating warblers with our handy photo guide.