Jul 18

News

Rapid 'Ohi'a Death Threatens Habitat for Hawai'i's Forest Birds

The 'ohi'a tree, a foundation of Hawaiian forests and a powerful cultural symbol, is succumbing in large numbers to an aggressive plant disease, jeopardizing key habitat for endangered forest birds.… Read more >>

Jun 30

Perspectives

Hawai'i's Legendary 'Ohi'a Tree Is Important for Birds and People

'Ohi'a is so critical to the survival of Hawai'i’s native birds that it is hard to imagine a vibrant avifauna without it.… Read more >>

Jun 21

Perspectives

To Protect Birds from Wind Turbines, Look to Hawai‘i's Approach

Hawai‘i has a very different approach to wind development than the mainland United States, with strict protocols that go a long way toward protecting endangered birds and bats.… Read more >>

Jun 17

Perspectives

ABC is Hard at Work to Save Native Hawaiian Birds

Hawaiian birds face many challenges, including loss of habitat and non-native predators, but American Bird Conservancy is working closely with partner organizations to help these rare species survive.… Read more >>

May 25

Perspectives

The Search is on for South America's ‘Lost Birds'

It's hard to save birds without knowing where they live. That's why ABC is funding three expeditions in South America to search for species not seen in decades.… Read more >>

Mar 24

News

Report: 10 of the Worst-sited Wind Energy Projects for Birds

Hundreds of thousands of birds collide with wind turbines and power lines every year. As wind energy projects continue to spread across the landscape, we've identified ten of the worst for birds.… Read more >>

Mar 16

From the Field

In Appalachia, Landowners Create New Habitat for Forest Birds

Foresters and biologists call it the dynamic forest: A sustainable approach to forest management that creates a mosaic of trees of different ages and species, which grow and change over time while preserving healthy habitat for forest birds and other wildlife. … Read more >>

Feb 27

Perspectives

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

Perspectives

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 >>

Dec 30

Perspectives

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 >>