Migrating Birds Could Use a Helping Hand

March 31, 2010

10 Ways People Can Protect Birds This Spring Birds migrating. Photo: © FWS (Washington, D.C., March 31, 2010) As warmer temperatures begin to arrive and we spend more time outdoors, we hear the many, familiar sounds of spring, including the songs of our returning migrant birds. At this time of year, American Bird Conservancy (ABC) … Read More>>

Make Every Hour Earth Hour

March 27, 2010

For Immediate Release Contact: , 202-234-7181 ext.210 Houston before and after Lights Out. Photo: © LightsOut Houston Saturday, March 27, 2010 8:30 pm, your local time, where ever you are around the globe, will be Earth Hour. By turning off ‘non-essential’ lights, this is a simple but powerful way for millions of people to send … Read More>>

First Ever Photograph Confirms Colombian Hummingbird

March 25, 2010

For Immediate Release Contact: , 202-234-7181 ext.210   You Can Save Birds From Flying Into Windows. Photo: © ABC (Washington, D.C., March 25, 2010) American Bird Conservancy (ABC) has just published a new, downloadable brochure (www.abcbirds.org/abcprograms/policy/collisions_flyer.pdf) that offers a variety of tips on how to reduce the chances of birds flying into home windows and … Read More>>

Bolivian Communities Unite to Form Two Large New Protected Areasfor Rare Red-fronted Macaw (spanish version below)

March 23, 2010

For Immediate Release Contact: , 202-234-7181 ext.210 Red-fronted Macaws. Photo: © Hugo Arnal (Washington, D.C. March 23, 2010) Two communities in the southern Bolivian Department of Cochabamba have joined forces with American Bird Conservancy (ABC) and the Center for Biodiversity and Genetics to designate two areas of almost 500,000 acres to aid in the protection … Read More>>

Last Gasp For Bird-Killing Chemical

March 22, 2010

For Immediate Release Contact: , 202-234-7181 ext.210 Pintails. Photo: © FWS (Washington, D.C., March 22, 2010) Opening arguments will be heard in an appeal starting today in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia that will decide the fate of carbofuran, one of the most toxic pesticides to birds. American Bird Conservancy … Read More>>

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