Elizabeth Newbern

Elizabeth Newbern

Elizabeth Newbern is a reporter for Audubon magazine. Follow her on Twitter @liznewbern.

Articles by this Author

Published: 06/11/2014

If you've ever seen a bird nudge its eggs with its beak, you may have wondered what all the fuss is about. Turns out, the behavior is a critical part of incubation, and each species may have its own egg-turning recipe to hatch a healthy chick, a new study shows.

Published: 06/16/2014

In Kenya, death usually comes to large herbivores in the night hours. That's not so great for gazelles, but the evening expirations offer scavengers a ready-made morning feast. 

Published: 06/20/2014

When we talk about spiders' diets, we think of helpless insects ensnared in carefully spun webs. But larger spiders have a much more varied diet. 

Published: 07/22/2014

Dorian Anderson is on a one-year mission to see as many birds as he can -- by bike.

Published: 07/29/2014

As the drought in California continues, Mallards and other native waterfowl have taken a hit.

Published: 08/13/2014

California's dry spell is exacerbating an existing decline in the local blackbird population. 

Published: 08/26/2014

Raptors and owls in Southern California, particularly at Audubon's Starr Ranch, have had an unusually bad breeding season. 

Published: 09/03/2014

Juvenile Wood Thrushes arrive much later to spring breeding grounds than adults. Here's why.