On the surface, birding might seem like neutral ground—an activity that any curious, nature-loving person can enjoy, regardless of age or gender. Go on a hike with your local ornithological club and at least half the attendees will be women. Circle the marsh with your binoculars and you’ll probably see a woman doing the same. But
0 Comments
We are delighted to announce the results of our latest photo competition. Bob Swan wins First Prize for his brilliant capture ‘Motherly Love’. Kenneth Cole Schneider wins Second Prize for his outstanding image ‘Black-necked Stilts’. Third Prize goes to Jaliya Rasaputra for his inspiring photo ‘Pine Marten ‘. Please give kudos to the photographers by
0 Comments
In February, we asked some of our most loyal members (who had opted to participate in our Donor Insight Panel survey) to recall their earliest or most special experience birdwatching. Along with highlighting a diverse array of species, many of our supporters also pointed to the people in their life who first introduced them to birds.
0 Comments
Bald Eagle mid-wipe. Photo: Maia Kennedy/Alamy If you’ve spent much time observing birds—you clicked on this nerdy story, so that feels like a safe bet—you probably have noticed them wiping their bills on a tree branch or fencepost, or whatever else they’re perched on. And you might have wondered: What’s going on there? A few things, it
0 Comments
There’s only one downside to being a cat parent: stinky, dirty litter boxes. In addition to the mess and odor, clay and clumping litters often contain potentially harmful chemicals that have no business near your family. That’s why iHeartCats partnered with PrettyLitter, a revolutionary new product that blows the competition out of the water when it comes to safety,
0 Comments
Marsh Wren. Photo: Nathan Rolls/Audubon Photography Awards This audio story is brought to you by BirdNote, a partner of The National Audubon Society. BirdNote episodes air daily on public radio stations nationwide.  Transcript:  This is BirdNote. To our ears, the song of a Marsh Wren may not be the most pleasing. But in a dense habitat
0 Comments