Aug 18

From the Field

For Many Migratory Songbirds, Boreal Forests Are The Last Stop

Inspired by Edwin Way Teale's 1947 journey chronicling the northward migration of songbirds, Bruce Beehler set off on a 100-day road trip to do the same. Catch up on his visit to the boreal forest, where 300+ bird species breed.… Read more >>

Aug 13


What's Next For Eagles? Behind the Court Ruling

Go behind the recent court decision invalidating the government's "eagle take" rule and learn what it means for these majestic raptors.… Read more >>

Aug 12


Major Victory for Eagles in Federal Court Ruling on 'Take' Permits

The decision invalidates a federal rule that would have allowed wind energy and some other companies to harm or kill eagles for up to 30 years.… Read more >>

Aug 11

From the Field

In Texas, Technology Guides Redhead Conservation

Satellite technology helps wildlife managers make smart decisions to protect Redheads along the Texas coast.… Read more >>

Aug 07


Colombian Corridor Aims to Help Cerulean Warbler

Communities and private landowners collaborate to create a conservation corridor that provides critical habitat for the imperiled songbird.

Aug 05


Endangered Santa Marta Parakeet Gains Protection of Important Habitat

The 148-acre tract in Colombia’s Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta will provide critical protection to the parakeet and dozens of migratory bird species.… Read more >>

Jul 31


Russian Ban on Drift Net Fishing Bodes Well for Seabirds

A new law will save tens of thousands of seabirds from becoming entangled in long fishing nets.… Read more >>

Jul 30


Behind the Report: Neonicotinoid Insecticides 'Harm the Little Creatures'

A 2015 report from American Bird Conservancy finds that more than 90 percent of food samples taken from Congressional cafeterias contain neonicotinoid insecticides, a widely used class of chemicals that is highly toxic to birds and other wildlife. To learn more, we caught up with Cynthia Palmer, Director of Pesticides… Read more >>

Jul 29


Hollow Pipes Pose Deadly Threat to Birds

More than 100 organizations call on federal agencies to address millions of uncapped pipes that mark the boundaries of mining claims and fatally trap small birds.… Read more >>

Jul 24


To Save Birds, Change Rules on Wind Turbines

Before we rush to build thousands of turbines taller than many skyscrapers, we should pause to examine what we already know about turbines’ effects on wildlife.… Read more >>