Letter From the Editor

A massive beaver lodge at the edge of a foggy pond.

Life Support

March 26, 2024 — We’ve constructed a world that caters to humans. There’s still time to learn how to share it.

An Unwavering Focus

December 04, 2023 — Birds and the scientists striving to protect them are tenacious.
Close up of a condor chick with wrinkly, bald, pink head and neck and a fluffy, gray, downy body, sitting in a wooden enclosure with a feather on the floor in the foreground.

Mixed Emotions

October 03, 2023 — Giving birds the best chance requires dedication—and a dose of resilience.

Let’s Be Real

July 11, 2023 — Not only do the best visuals look impressive; they also reflect what’s true.

Lost and Found

March 31, 2023 — Going in search of unfamiliar birds can be thrilling, but so can discovering the ones there all along.

A Familiar Ring

December 16, 2022 — Even though the themes we explore don’t always change, through our reporting we can see forward movement.
Logs pile up on the ground next to the trees that were cut down in the middle of a forest.

Seeing the Birds for the Forest

September 21, 2022 — Magazines face unprecedented challenges just getting to press, but we have our eye on the long game.
Details of the Wood Thrush including a close up of the raw materials, center, used in the creation of the piece.

No Time Like the Present

July 08, 2022 — However quickly life seems to move, it’s worth slowing down and paying attention.

Making Discoveries and Connections in a Time of Migrations

April 14, 2022 — There’s much to celebrate, and still much we need to understand.

The Surprises We Find In Pursuit of Truth

December 16, 2021 — Our latest issue offers a reminder that, even when we think we know where stories are going, they often take us to unexpected places.