Conservation Articles and News

August 7, 2017
Chimney Swift Overhead - Photo Jim Mcculloch

The Sweet Sound of Swifts

Columbus Audubon's own Darlene Sillick, conservationist and citizen scientist, tells us all about Chimney Swifts -- and tells you how you, too, can join in a citizen science project.
July 24, 2017
PurpleMartin - Photo Earl Harrison

Conservation Corner: Restoring Bird Colonies with Social Attraction

This winter, take a look at gourd rack near the pond on the north side of the Grange Insurance Audubon Center. Whoa, what’s that? It looks […]
July 6, 2017
Osprey Head On - Photo Earl Harrison

June 2017 Cavity / Platform Nester Update

Dick Tuttle presents an update on the fortunes of some breeding birds in Delaware County.
July 4, 2017
Bald Eagle - Photo Tim Daniel

Creature Feature: Bald Eagle

Back at the start of the 1980's, the outlook for Bald Eagles in Ohio looked bleak. But all was not as it seemed: the Ohio Division of Wildlife had started a new project: eagle restoration.
July 4, 2017
Loggerhead Shrike - Photo Greg Schechter

A New Shrike Film

A filmmaker spent two years capturing rare footage of nesting Loggerhead Shrikes, including young birds practicing their impaling skills—on leaves.