May 15

From the Field

Harpy Eagles Return to Nest at Brazil's Serra Bonita Reserve

Harpy Eagles, some of the largest and most powerful eagles in the world, are apex predators of South American lowland rainforests. This imposing bird has powerful legs as thick as a man’s wrist, ending in huge talons as large as bear claws – adaptations for dispatching its prey, often monkeys… Read more >>

May 10

From the Field

A Champion for Flammulated Owls and Other Birds of the Pacific Northwest

"If you want to address the needs of all these species," says conservationist Bob Altman, "you have to build a mosaic of conditions."… Read more >>

May 04

News

Help Birds Now: Spring Into Action for Birds and Their Habitats

Spring migration is upon us. More than ever, we need you to help birds now. Please join us in asking Congress and the Administration to support funding and positive measures for birds and to reject attacks on our bedrock environmental laws. Three issues now under consideration will have a significant… Read more >>

Apr 26

From the Field

In Southern Ecuador, Shade Coffee and Bird Conservation Go Hand in Hand

As promising partnerships between coffee farmers and bird conservationists show, their respective goals of growing flavorful coffee beans and conserving declining bird species have much in common.… Read more >>

Apr 19

Perspectives

Island Birds, Unique and Vulnerable, Need Our Help

History tells us that islands are the epicenters of extinction. Yet we also have the tools and the knowledge to save island birds and make them beacons of conservation success.… Read more >>

Apr 05

News

Ten Spring Migration Tips to Help Birds on Their Way

All of us can take steps to make migration a little safer. Find the solutions that work for you.… Read more >>

Mar 28

Perspectives

Six Stunning Hummingbirds in 90 Seconds

From Costa's to Swallow-tailed Hummingbird, these six diminutive species are among the jewels of ABC's Bird Reserve Network. Marvelous Spatuletail is one of the rarest, numbering fewer than 1,000 individuals. Please enjoy, then consider supporting our work to conserve bird habitat! Sign up for ABC's Bird of the Week: Test your knowledge… Read more >>

Mar 21

News

Araripe Manakin Habitat Purchase Pays Off in Nests

ABC and our Brazilian partner Aquasis have secured more than 170 acres of habitat for the critically endangered Araripe Manakin, doubling the size of the existing Araripe Oasis Reserve (which ABC had also helped create in 2014) and connecting it to the much larger Araripe National Forest. This additional Araripe Manakin… Read more >>

Mar 13

News

New Research Suggests Need for Cautious Management of Seabirds

In new research, some scientists say it's time to reassess the conservation status of the Black-footed Albatross.… Read more >>

Mar 09

Perspectives

Video: Surviving the Wild: Cats and Birds

Few people experience the impacts of free-roaming cats as intimately as wildlife rehabilitators. In this short documentary, meet Dr. Dave McRuer, formerly of the Wildlife Center of Virginia; Brittany Davis of Second Chance Wildlife Center; and Kasey Birtz of City Wildlife — individuals who simultaneously love cats and are tasked… Read more >>
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