Jan 31

From the Field

Meet the Birds of the Sagebrush Country

Like the Greater Sage-Grouse, these birds depend on sagebrush, one of the most imperiled ecosystems in the United States, to survive. … Read more >>

Jan 25


A Free Pass to Kill Birds? Migratory Bird Treaty Act Under Threat

Proposed changes to the Migratory Bird Treaty Act, one of our nation’s oldest wildlife conservation laws, threaten to undo current safeguards that protect birds from the negative impacts of energy development, including oil and gas drilling and poorly placed wind energy facilities. The result could be millions of dead birds,… Read more >>

Jan 24


Video: How Neonics Affect Birds

A single seed coated with neonicotinoids is enough to kill a songbird. Learn more about how these deadly pesticides affect birds.… Read more >>

Jan 18

From the Field

With Conservation Plans in Peril, What's Next for Greater Sage-Grouse?

Across the West, plans to save the grouse face an uncertain future.… Read more >>

Jan 10


2017 Highlights in Bird Conservation

The past year saw breakthroughs for rare birds, enhanced protection for birds' full life-cycles, and success in confronting some of the most serious threats to birds. … Read more >>

Dec 12

From the Field

Hawai‘i's Lanai Cat Sanctuary Also Helps to Protect Endangered Birds

Cats live like royalty, and native birds are safe from predation. Could this be a solution to the ancient conflict between cats and birds?… Read more >>

Dec 06


Top 10 Myths About Wind Energy and Birds

Wind energy is another form of industrial development, and we can’t ignore its costs and consequences to wildlife and their habitats. … Read more >>

Nov 28


Why The Endangered Species Act is Vital for Bird Conservation

Now is the time for people who love wildlife to speak up on behalf of this important federal law.… Read more >>

Nov 21


Cross-border Conservation Restores Vital Habitat for Birds of the Rio Grande

A collaboration among conservationists in the United States and Mexico is improving habitat for the more than 700 bird species that occur along both sides of the river.… Read more >>

Nov 13

From the Field

For Birds, the Sky Isn't Just Empty Airspace. It's Habitat.

New research is shaping what we know about airspace as vital habitat for birds. … Read more >>