Will French Energy Company Voltalia Doom an Endangered Brazilian Parrot?

July 21, 2021

Media Contact: Jordan Rutter, Director of Public Relations| jerutter@abcbirds.org | @JERutter UPDATE (July 22, 2021): The Public Ministry of Bahia, Brazil, has called for suspension of the approval for the wind facility discussed in this release. The Ministry cites the potential for irreversible impacts to the region's fauna and communities, and has informed French energy … Read More>>

Le fournisseur d'énergie français Voltalia va-t-il causer la perte d'un perroquet brésilien menacé?

July 21, 2021

Contact médias : Jordan Rutter, Directeur des relations publiques| jerutter@abcbirds.org | @JERutter MISE À JOUR (22 juillet 2021) : Le ministère public de l'État de Bahia au Brésil a demandé la suspension de l'approbation du parc éolien qui fait l'objet de cette revue de presse. Le ministère évoque les impacts potentiellement irréversibles sur la faune et les communautés de … Read More>>

After Years at Sea, First Hawaiian Petrel Pair Nests at Nihokū

July 20, 2021

Media Contact: Jordan Rutter, Director of Public Relations| jerutter@abcbirds.org | @JERutter (Kīlauea Point National Wildlife Refuge, Kauaʻi, Hawaiʻi, July 20, 2021) A historic effort to save the Endangered ʻUaʻu, or Hawaiian Petrel (Pterodroma sandwichensis), has reached a critical milestone after years of work and anxious waiting by project partners. A pair of these rare birds has … Read More>>

As Mid-Atlantic Bird Illness Investigated, Restraint Still Urged for Backyard Bird-Feeding

July 14, 2021

Media Contact: Jordan Rutter, ABC Director of Public Relations| jerutter@abcbirds.org | @JERutter UPDATE (August 18, 2021): Some states, including Pennsylvania, Maryland, and Virginia, are reporting a decrease in cases of the bird disease discussed in this article, and officials there now say it's okay to resume feeding birds. However, people are urged to be vigilant, and to continue regular cleaning of feeders and baths. Other states, such as North … Read More>>

Stresemann's Bristlefront, one of the world's rarest birds, will benefit from this new conservation push.

Last-known Habitat of the World's Rarest Bird Protected

July 13, 2021

Media Contact: Jordan Rutter, ABC Director of Public Relations| jerutter@abcbirds.org | @JERutter More than 500 acres of Atlantic Forest, including the area where the last known Stresemann's Bristlefront was detected, will be added to the Mata do Passarinho, or “Songbird Forest,” Reserve in Brazil. American Bird Conservancy (ABC) partner Fundação Biodiversitas (Biodiversitas) has taken ownership … Read More>>

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