Feb 27


For Rare Hawaiian Birds, Cats Are Unwelcome Neighbors

To save Hawai‘i’s endangered seabirds and forest birds from extinction, we must acknowledge the challenges outdoor cats pose — and work collaboratively to reduce this threat.… Read more >>

Feb 25


Native or Not? Hawaiian Birds Aren't Always What They Seem

Few people, even those who live in Hawai'i, know which species are native and which are not — in part because introduced birds dominate the developed areas where most people live.… Read more >>

Feb 12


Agreement for Seabirds Gets Another Look in Congress

Thirteen countries support the Agreement on the Conservation of Albatrosses and Petrels, which protects 31 species of seabirds from worldwide fishing threats. Proposed legislation would make the United States a party to the agreement.… Read more >>

Feb 04


Colombian Reserve Secures More Habitat for Rare Tanager

The Tanagers Reserve, on the western slope of the Andes, harbors the endangered Gold-ringed Tanager and more than 250 endemic and migratory bird species.… Read more >>

Jan 29


Migratory Birds Gain Protection of Winter Habitat in Guatemala

Tapon Creek Nature Reserve protects more than 1,600 acres of lowland forests, which in winter harbor many species of neotropical migratory birds.… Read more >>

Jan 20


Conservation Groups Urge Government to Protect Greater Sage-Grouse from Mining

In a letter this month to the Bureau of Land Management, more than 80 conservation groups support a 10-million-acre mineral withdrawal to protect Greater Sage-Grouse habitat from hardrock mining.… Read more >>

Jan 14


Lawsuit Challenges Regulation of Neonicotinoids

Beekeepers, farmers, and public interest groups allege insufficient regulation of a deadly class of pesticide deadly to birds, bees, and other wildlife.… Read more >>

Jan 08


'Songbird Forest' Reserve Expands Protection for Rare Brazilian Birds

The Mata do Passarinho Reserve has expanded its acreage of Atlantic forest, helping endangered birds such as the Stresemann's Bristlefront and the Banded Cotinga.… Read more >>

Jan 06

From the Field

In the Bronx, Testing New Ways to Prevent Birds from Hitting Windows

A tunnel-like facility is generating research that could save the lives of millions of birds.… Read more >>

Dec 30


Looking Back at 2015: Milestones in Bird Conservation

The year 2015 featured several watershed moments in our efforts to bring back the birds.… Read more >>