Jul 06

From the Field

Curlews Guide Grassland Conservation on the Northern Great Plains

By making important enhancements to their land, private landowners are making prairies healthier for the curlew and many other grassland birds.… Read more >>

Jun 30

Perspectives

Hawai'i's Legendary 'Ohi'a Tree Is Important for Birds and People

'Ohi'a is so critical to the survival of Hawai'i’s native birds that it is hard to imagine a vibrant avifauna without it.… Read more >>

Jun 21

Perspectives

To Protect Birds from Wind Turbines, Look to Hawai‘i's Approach

Hawai‘i has a very different approach to wind development than the mainland United States, with strict protocols that go a long way toward protecting endangered birds and bats.… Read more >>

Jun 17

Perspectives

ABC is Hard at Work to Save Native Hawaiian Birds

Hawaiian birds face many challenges, including loss of habitat and non-native predators, but American Bird Conservancy is working closely with partner organizations to help these rare species survive.… Read more >>

May 25

Perspectives

The Search is on for South America's ‘Lost Birds'

It's hard to save birds without knowing where they live. That's why ABC is funding three expeditions in South America to search for species not seen in decades.… Read more >>

May 19

From the Field

In Restoring Native Prairies, Landowners Help Birds and Butterflies

By improving the landscape for grassland birds such as the Northern Bobwhite and Loggerhead Shrike, a new program in Texas and Oklahoma also helps another declining species: the monarch butterfly.… Read more >>

May 08

Perspectives

Along Lake Erie, a Passionate Voice to Protect Birds

Black Swamp Bird Observatory's Kimberly Kaufman talks about migration, bird conservation, and the dangers of wind turbines for migratory birds.… Read more >>

Apr 18

From the Field

In Mexico, Grassland Birds Thrive Under New Approach to Cattle Ranching

To create healthy habitat for declining grassland birds, cattle ranchers in the Chihuahuan Desert are using rotational grazing of domestic livestock to mimic the positive effects on the land that bison had centuries ago.… Read more >>

Mar 24

Perspectives

To Prevent Habitat Loss, Balance Conservation and Development

Without this balance, federal lands cannot provide healthy habitat for a vast array of birds and other wildlife. … Read more >>

Mar 24

News

Report: 10 of the Worst-sited Wind Energy Projects for Birds

Hundreds of thousands of birds collide with wind turbines and power lines every year. As wind energy projects continue to spread across the landscape, we've identified ten of the worst for birds.… Read more >>