Urban Audubon

The Urban Audubon

The Urban Audubon is a glossy quarterly publication mailed to NYC Audubon members. It connects readers with the latest news on our organization’s activities and events, explores interesting topics in New York City birding and environmental conservation, profiles bird species and their habitat in the NYC Area, and provides critical information members can use to help our conservation efforts—from using bird-friendly glass to protecting our natural areas.

Winter 2020-2021 Urban Audubon Cover featuring Pileated Woodpeckers photograph by José R. Ramírez-Garofalo
Winter 2020-2021 Urban Audubon Cover featuring Pileated Woodpeckers photograph by José R. Ramírez-Garofalo
The Latest Issue: Winter 2020-21
Issue Highlights: It’s a Bird: Chris Cooper’s Comic Explores Racial Injustice through the Binoculars of a Young Black Birder; Native Plants: For the Insects, for the Birds; Through Atlasers’ Eyes; Great Horned Owl (Bubo Virginianus); David L. Burg: A Reminiscence; Rare Roost Alert! NYC Audubon’s 16th Annual Fall Roost Goes Virtual.


View Winter 2021-21 PDF

Online Articles from Current Issue

It’s a Bird
“It’s a Bird” is the first chapter of the new Represent! Series from DC Comics. Illustration: DC/Alitha E. Martinez
Chris Cooper’s comic, recently released by DC Comics, illustrates racial injustice through the binoculars of a young black birder. 

Read the article by Suzanne Charlé.
Native Plants: For the Insects, for the Birds
A Magnolia Warbler hunts for insects in the spring catkins of a Box Elder tree, a native species in New York City. Photo: Dennis Derby/Audubon Photography Awards
A conversation on the importance of native plants to our birds and the environment with Ned Boyajian and Tod Winston. 

Read the article by Ned Boyajian.
Great Horned Owl (Bubo virginianus)
An Adult Great Horned Owl. Photo: Don Riepe
This issue’s bird species profile focuses on the Great Horned Owl, also known as “tiger of the woods” or “hoot owl.”

Read the article by Don Riepe

Previous Urban Audubon Issues:

2020               Spring | Summer | Fall
2019                Spring | Summer | Fall | Winter
2018                Spring | Summer | Fall | Winter
2017                Spring | Summer | Fall | Winter
2016                Spring | Summer | Fall | Winter
2015                Spring | Summer | Fall | Winter
2014                Spring | Summer | Fall | Winter
2013                Spring | Summer | Fall | Winter