Jan 18


The Nature of Threats to Birds

In order to find and implement solutions to aid to survival of birds, first we must identity and address the threats they face.… Read more >>

Jan 10


Endangered Species Act Facing Its Own Extinction?

Like the birds it protects, the Endangered Species Act faces threats to its existence, notably from some members of Congress who would like eliminate it.… Read more >>

Jan 04


Five Big Conservation Wins for Birds in 2016

Throughout 2016, ABC and our partners advanced conservation for many birds across the Americas, from well-loved migratory birds like the Long-billed Curlew to little-known, rare species such as Stresemann's Bristlefront. Here are a few of our conservation wins from the past year. Endangered Seabirds Relocated to New Home in Hawai'i In… Read more >>

Dec 30


To Save Migratory Birds, ABC Goes Where the Birds Go

ABC’s Migratory Bird Program identifies the challenges birds face—wherever they travel—and implements solutions where they will make the most impact.… Read more >>

Nov 18


'Cat Wars' Issues a Call to Action for the Birds of North America

Peter P. Marra, coauthor of the new book, says free-roaming cats are an urgent problem for bird conservation and public health.… Read more >>

Nov 17


ABC and Partners Protect Habitat in the Dominican Republic for Bicknell's Thrush

ABC is working with partners to decrease threats to the forest where the rare and threatened Bicknell’s Thrush spend their winters. … Read more >>

Oct 18


New Colony of Chicks Keeps Hope Alive for Rare Newell's Shearwater

Sometimes you have to move it to save it. That’s the theory behind conservationists' efforts to move endangered seabird chicks to a new, predator-proof colony for the second year in a row.… Read more >>

Oct 04

From the Field

Video: How Do Scientists Map a Songbird's Migration?

Researchers are tracking songbird migration to help conservationists better protect and manage habitat across the birds' full life cycles.… Read more >>

Sep 22

From the Field

Meet the Streamertail, the 'Most Beautiful Bird in Jamaica'

Work is under way to enhance conservation opportunities to benefit Jamaica's national bird in one of the country’s most remarkable protected areas: the Blue and John Crow Mountains National Park. … Read more >>

Sep 20

From the Field

In Latin America, It Takes a Village to Save Rare Hummingbirds

A culture of conservation is taking root in several South American communities as residents find creative ways to help rare hummingbirds survive.… Read more >>