Nov 18

Perspectives

'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

News

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

News

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 >>

Sep 10

From the Field

Texas' Fort Hood Is an Unlikely Haven for Golden-cheeked Warbler, Other Songbirds

The wispy songs of two federally endangered birds sweeten the springtime air of Fort Hood, where scientists and military officials are teaming up to conduct important conservation research.… Read more >>

Sep 07

Perspectives

Margaret Atwood's New Graphic Novel Stresses Dangers of Letting Cats Roam Outdoors

Science and conservation play a role in the Canadian author's new graphic novel, Angel Catbird, which features a character who is part owl, cat, and human.… Read more >>

Aug 30

From the Field

On a Mission to Save the Tricolored Blackbird

A bird that once was one of the most abundant birds in all of California is now declining so rapidly that it could meet the same fate as the Passenger Pigeon. ABC and others are working hard to put the Tricolored Blackbird on the path to recovery.… Read more >>

Aug 26

Perspectives

High-Stakes Existence for Hummingbirds, Sparkling Jewels of the Americas

The Americas are home to 365 species of hummingbirds. What makes them so special?… Read more >>