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Regulators Consider Bird-smart Wind Energy Development off the California Coast

January 28, 2019

Contact: Holly Goyert, PhD, Bird-Smart Wind Energy Campaign Director, American Bird Conservancy | Phone: 202-888-7471 | Email:  (California, January 28, 2019) The federal Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) is leading an effort to consider birds in their planning of wind energy development off the shores of California, including in three areas approximately 25 to … Read More>>

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Feral Cats Relocated from Jones Beach State Park

January 8, 2019

Contacts: Grant Sizemore, American Bird Conservancy, Director of Invasive Species Programs. Phone: 202-888-7480 | Email: | Dan Keefe, New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation, Deputy Public Information Officer. Phone: 518-486-1868 | Email: (NEW YORK, January 8, 2019) The New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation (State Parks) and American Bird … Read More>>

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A Great Year for Endangered Hawaiian Seabirds

December 21, 2018

(Kilauea, Kauaʻi, Hawaiʻi, December 21, 2018) In 2018, conservation partners again provided a new home, safe from invasive predators, for some of Hawaiʻi's most imperiled seabirds. A total of 39 chicks, including 20 Endangered Uaʻu (Hawaiian Petrel) and 19 Threatened ʻAʻo (Newell's Shearwater), were moved from colonies in the mountains to the translocation site this … Read More>>

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“World's Rarest Bird” Sighted in Brazil

December 20, 2018

Contact: Amy Upgren, American Bird Conservancy, Alliance for Zero Extinction Program Officer, Phone: 540-253-5780 | Email: (Washington, D.C., December 20, 2018) An individual Stresemann's Bristlefront, one of the world's most endangered birds, was recently observed in Brazil after months of searches had come up empty. Sightings of the female bristlefront on December 12th and 14th in fragments of … Read More>>

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“Extinction Plan”: Iconic Western Bird among Ten Species Facing a Bleak Future

December 18, 2018

Contact: Steve Holmer, American Bird Conservancy, Vice President of Policy, Phone: 202-888-7490 | Email: Derek Goldman, Endangered Species Coalition, Northern Rockies Representative, Phone: 406- 721-3218 | Email: (Washington, D.C., December 18, 2018) The current Administration is on the cusp of finalizing a set of rules to weaken the Endangered Species Act (ESA), and a new … Read More>>

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