Tips to Safely Share the Beach with Shorebirds this 4th of July

June 29, 2022

(June 29, 2022) This 4th of July, millions of people and birds alike will be sharing U.S. beaches. Humans flock to the shore to celebrate the holiday with fireworks and barbecues, while birds like American Oystercatcher, Black Skimmer, Least Tern, Snowy Plovers, and Wilson's Plovers gather to forage and raise their young. With so many … Read More>>

Monty and Rose the Chicago Piping Plovers are Gone, but Their Species Still Deserves Attention

June 28, 2022

(June 28, 2022) Two intrepid little Piping Plovers named Monty and Rose captured the hearts of many when they chose to nest on a crowded stretch of sand near Chicago called Montrose Beach in 2019. As members of the Federally Endangered Great Lakes population of Piping Plovers, they were an exciting and surprising addition to the … Read More>>

SpaceX's Harm to Wildlife in Texas Set to Continue, Due to FAA Decision

June 13, 2022

(June 13, 2022) The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) today announced that SpaceX can move ahead with the proposed Starship Super Heavy Project in Boca Chica, Texas — a facility that American Bird Conservancy (ABC) has been raising concerns about for the past two years, including through a recent petition generating more than 30,000 signatures from concerned … Read More>>

How to Help Chicks and Fledglings This Breeding Season

June 8, 2022

(June 8, 2022) June is the peak of bird breeding season in the U.S. and Canada. Both countries serve as bird nurseries for hundreds of species at this time of year. It's also a risky time, and most chicks don't survive to adulthood. Given the loss of nearly 3 billion birds since 1970, American Bird Conservancy … Read More>>

Headed to the Beach? Follow These Tips for a Bird-Friendly Visit

May 26, 2022

(May 26, 2022) Memorial Day in the U.S. marks the unofficial end of spring bird migration and beginning of summer. Millions of people and birds alike will be sharing the beach this weekend, and American Bird Conservancy (ABC) is urging beachgoers to be mindful of birds that have already begun to nest and raise their … Read More>>

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