Jul 22

News

New Study Heightens Concern for Oregon Vesper Sparrow

New research confirms the Oregon Vesper Sparrow's population could be smaller than scientists previously believed.… Read more >>

Jul 21

Perspectives

White House Plays Down Pesticide Threat to Pollinators

Federal strategy takes a myopic view of neonicotinoid insecticides, an insidious class of chemicals that is deadly to birds, butterflies, honeybees, and other wildlife. … Read more >>

Jun 12

From the Field

Warblers and Woodcock in Minnesota's Wild North

From northern Wisconsin, I traveled west to Minnesota and the north shore of Lake Superior. Based out of Gooseberry Falls State Park, about an hour northeast of Duluth, my wife Carol and I toured the boreal forests of this marvelous area… Read more >>

Jun 08

From the Field

In Wisconsin, Reminders of the Past

By Bruce Beehler June 3, 2015 Blog #19 of my North with the Spring journey: In the southwestern corner of Wisconsin, where the Wisconsin River meets the Mississippi, there are a series of high bluffs that hem in these two great rivers. The bluff south of the Wisconsin is called Wyalusing, and… Read more >>

Apr 10

From the Field

Mysterious Millerbird: Undercover Footage of Laysan's Little Songbirds

by Megan Dalton Since intensive monitoring of the translocated Millerbird population on Laysan came to an end last fall, I’ve been wrapping up some office work which has included reviewing photos and videos from my two field seasons on-island. Video clips of endangered Millerbirds and Laysan Finches obtained from a… Read more >>

Jan 26

Perspectives

Rare Visit from Golden Eagle: Reminder to Get the Lead Out

By Nicholas Lapham As an ABC Board member, I've taken a particular interest in some of the major public policy issues affecting bird conservation in the United States. Particularly astonishing to me is the toll still being taken on large birds of prey -- condors, eagles, hawks, and others --… Read more >>

Dec 29

Perspectives

'Tis the Season to #GiveBackToBirds: 20+ Plus Ways to Help

Here at ABC, we are always thinking about ways to give back to birds (like this hummingbird, featured in our logo). And because December is the season of giving, we kicked off a month of suggesting ways--big and small--that enable everyone to participate in bird conservation. Scroll through to see… Read more >>

Dec 10

Perspectives

Arizona's Paton Center: More than a Place to Build Your List

By George Fenwick A dedication ceremony at the Paton Center for Hummingbirds was held this past weekend by Tucson Audubon Society (TAS). It was the culmination of a year's quick work by ABC to purchase "Paton's"—a premier birding and hummingbird spot in Patagonia, Arizona—with help from Victor Emanuel and TAS, and to… Read more >>

Nov 12

News

Ecuador BirdBlitz Results: One Country, 11 Reserves, 620 Species, 6,865 Birds!

By Ivan Samuels and Benjamin Skolnik During October 15-22, the Jocotoco Foundation of Ecuador embarked on its first ever BirdBlitz. Inspired by the popular BioBlitz events that have taken place in U.S. national parks, the BirdBlitz was developed as an exciting way to count birds throughout the Jocotoco reserve system… Read more >>

Nov 06

From the Field

There and Back Again: To Laysan with Love

October 30, 2014 | By Megan Dalton It’s a little surreal. September on Laysan just flew by, then we all left the island, and now I’m sitting at my desk at home in Salt Lake City, tapping away at the computer, not needing to swat at the previously omnipresent flies… Read more >>