Apr 25

From the Field

Passing Through: Migratory Connectivity and the Gulf of Mexico

New technology and boots-on-the-ground research help biologists better understand bird migration patterns around the Gulf of Mexico.… Read more >>

Apr 14

From the Field

In Search of American Woodcock

Join an American Woodcock research team as they venture into the field this spring to look for these unusual and elusive birds of the field and forest.… Read more >>

Apr 08


Wind Energy and Birds FAQ — Part 1: Understanding the Threats

How does wind energy threaten birds? What birds are most threatened by wind energy development? Explore these questions and more with ABC's Michael Hutchins.… Read more >>

Mar 30

From the Field

Expedition Discovers New Breeding Area for Critically Endangered Blue-throated Macaw

For years, it was a question without an answer. Where do the majority of Bolivia’s Critically Endangered Blue-throated Macaws breed? This macaw is among the world’s rarest parrot species. Only 250-300 individuals are believed to remain in the wild, the result of habitat loss, illegal collection for the pet and feather… Read more >>

Mar 24


Video Gallery: Grey-breasted Parakeet

Illegal trafficking has taken a toll on the Grey-breasted Parakeet. Watch video clips of this rare species and learn what you can do to help conserve them.… Read more >>

Mar 22


Can Biotechnology Stop Hawai'i's Invasive Mosquitoes?

Non-native, invasive mosquitoes spread avian malaria and other diseases among Hawai‘i’s struggling forest birds. Can biotechnology help?… Read more >>

Feb 28


Migratory Birds Are Worth Protecting: A Response to The Wall Street Journal

The benefits of the Migratory Bird Treaty Act far outweigh the costs, argue American Bird Conservancy and the Cornell Lab of Ornithology.… Read more >>

Feb 23

From the Field

Invasive Ants in Hawai'i: Small Species, Big Problems

Yellow crazy ants and other invasive ants threaten seabirds throughout Hawai'i. Recent successes from the USFWS Crazy Ant Strike Team offer some hope.… Read more >>

Feb 16

From the Field

Into Serra do Urubu—Brazil's Forest of Hope

Venture into Serra do Urubu—literally, the Forest of Hope—for a peek at Brazil's imperiled Atlantic forest, home to countless birds and biodiversity.… Read more >>

Feb 15


Birds Need the EPA to Oversee Pesticides (and So Do We All)

Ready for a return to the Dirty Sixties? Some in Congress seem to be! The 1960s was the decade of the Vietnam war, civil rights protests, and humankind's first steps on the moon. But it was also a decade of pollution. Among other environmental woes, DDT—the first modern synthetic pesticide—had created a… Read more >>