Kaitlin Sullivan

Reporter, Audubon magazine

Articles by Kaitlin Sullivan

Periodical cicadas from Brood X during their last emergence in 2004. Michael Ventura/Alamy
Birds May Hold Clues to the 'Bizarre' Life Cycle of Brood X Cicadas
April 19, 2021 — Billions of cicadas will emerge in the eastern United States this spring, presenting a once-in-a-17-year opportunity for scientists to understand how they shape populations of birds and other species.
Invasive ‘Jumping’ Worms Are Now Tearing Through Midwestern Forests
January 02, 2020 — The voracious crawlers are now chewing through leaf litter in Minnesota and Chicago and disrupting understory where some birds nest.