Audubon Wingspan Newsletter

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Central Flyway Edition
Great Horned Owl pair | Credit: Tom Merigan
Owls in Winter
It may be cold outside, but for Great Horned Owls things are starting to heat up. Across the country males are already wooing females, who lay eggs as early as January. Winter is an ideal time to get out and spot the enormous birds among the bare branches. Read more.

You Talk, We Listen

Bald Eagle in flight | Credit: Frank Kovalchek/Flickr

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AUDUBON EXCLUSIVE: President Obama on Climate, the Environment

Barack Obama | Credit: NASA/Bill Ingalls

President Obama offers Audubon supporters his candid views on critical conservation issues, from climate to fracking to safeguarding birds. “I want to be remembered” he told Audubon magazine, “for implementing ideas that preserve our environment, protect our bottom line, and connect more Americans to the great outdoors.” Read more.

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Child birdwatching in grass

Great Backyard Bird Count 2013

It’s fun. It’s free. It brings families together. And it advances our understanding of the birds among us. The Great Backyard Bird Count attracts as many as 65,000 backyard bird watchers every year. Join in the fun!

Prothonotary Warbler | Credit: Laura Gooch/Flickr

America’s Songbirds and Shorebirds in Danger

Bulldozers are breaking ground for new development in once-protected areas of Panama Bay’s wetlands—a rest stop for two million migrating shorebirds and a place for treasured songbirds like Canada and Prothonotary warblers to rest and refuel during their journeys. Take action.

Photos: Great Horned Owls – Tom Merigan; Bald Eagle – Frank Kovalchek/Flickr Creative Commons; Barack Obama – NASA/Bill Ingalls; Prothonotary Warbler – Laura Gooch/Flickr Creative Commons


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