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An Indigo Bunting sings on top of a sunflower.
Audubon View

Listen to the Birds Today

By Elizabeth Gray
July 08, 2022 — Some days, they sing messages of peril. But some days, they sing songs of beauty and hope.
A photographer sits on a sandy beach, her lens balanced on one knee, photographing birds in the distance.

How to Sandproof Your Gear for Beachfront Photography

By Jason Gregg
July 08, 2022 — The beach can be a photographer’s dream—or worst nightmare. Tame unruly sand and salt spray with these pro tips and key tools.

Help Us Brainstorm New Names for These Six Birds

By The Editors
July 08, 2022 — Momentum is building to replace honorific common bird names with more descriptive monikers. Share your ideas here!
A fire burns across the Loess Canyons.

In Nebraska’s Loess Canyons, Setting Trees Ablaze Gives Prairie Birds a Boost

By Brianna Randall
July 07, 2022 — For generations Great Plains ranchers saw fire as a foe. Now they’re banding together and embracing it as a tool to restore grassland habitat.
Seven people among the dense roots of a mangrove forest.
Field Notes

The Buried Treasure in Panama’s Mangrove Forests: the Carbon They Store

By María Paula Rubiano A.
July 07, 2022 — These ecosystems feed and shelter migrating birds and surrounding communities—and help fight climate change. By tapping some of that value, conservationists seek to ensure they’ll continue doing so.
An artistic rendition of a Wood Thrush lays flat against tea-soaked paper. Made entirely out of foraged materials found in nature.
The Aviary

The Foraged Wood Thrush

By Jessica McKenzie
July 07, 2022 — Jessica Maffia merges her artistic talents with her enthusiasm for nature in a plant-based representation of the Wood Thrush.
Illustration of a brick building with endless air conditioning units on the wall.

How Air-Conditioning Creates a Climate Conundrum

By Spoorthy Raman
July 07, 2022 — ACs will increasingly be needed for people to survive summer heat waves, but they also accelerate warming. Here's how we can break the cycle.
Thousands of cormorants launch off the Astoria-Megler Bridge over the Columbia River.

A Photographer Considers the Northwest’s Cormorant Quandary

By Andy McGlashen
July 07, 2022 — In Morgan Heim’s images, the Columbia River’s colonies of trouble-making waterbirds become as fascinating as they can be frustrating.