Dec 24

From the Field

New Hope for Hawaiian Petrels, Wandering Souls of the Sea

The Hawaiian Petrel is one of Hawai'i’s most endangered seabirds, but scientists say that if we stay the course with current conservation efforts, the bird will make a comeback.… Read more >>

Dec 23

Perspectives

Looking Back at 2015: More Habitat for Rare Birds

One of the cornerstones of ABC's work is collaboration with Latin American conservation organizations to protect habitat for some of the hemisphere's rarest birds. Here's a sampling of what we accomplished this year.… Read more >>

Nov 27

From the Field

Video: Lear's Macaw, Back from the Brink

The bird's population is growing thanks to successful conservation efforts.… Read more >>

Nov 17

From the Field

From the Underbelly: Spotting Millerbirds on Laysan

The Millerbird's secretive nature and the dense, bushy habitat they inhabit makes it a challenge to spot the tiny birds.… Read more >>

Nov 04

News

A Helicopter Trip to Safety for Rare Hawaiian Petrel Chicks

The new colony will be the only fully protected colony of federally listed seabirds anywhere in the Hawaiian Islands.… Read more >>

Nov 04

From the Field

How to See Lear's Macaw

If you ever find yourself in northeastern Brazil, go see Lear's Macaw, one of the wonders of the bird world. The sight of Lear’s Macaws emerging by the hundreds from the crannies of a windswept cliff face is one not soon forgotten. Thirty years ago this species seemed to be… Read more >>

Oct 31

News

High in the Andes, a New Reserve for Rare Birds

An indigenous community in southwestern Peru has created its second Private Conservation Area to protect critical forest fragments home to some of the rarest birds on earth.… Read more >>

Apr 10

From the Field

Mysterious Millerbird: Undercover Footage of Laysan's Little Songbirds

by Megan Dalton Since intensive monitoring of the translocated Millerbird population on Laysan came to an end last fall, I’ve been wrapping up some office work which has included reviewing photos and videos from my two field seasons on-island. Video clips of endangered Millerbirds and Laysan Finches obtained from a… Read more >>

Dec 29

Perspectives

'Tis the Season to #GiveBackToBirds: 20+ Plus Ways to Help

Here at ABC, we are always thinking about ways to give back to birds (like this hummingbird, featured in our logo). And because December is the season of giving, we kicked off a month of suggesting ways--big and small--that enable everyone to participate in bird conservation. Scroll through to see… Read more >>

Nov 12

News

Ecuador BirdBlitz Results: One Country, 11 Reserves, 620 Species, 6,865 Birds!

By Ivan Samuels and Benjamin Skolnik During October 15-22, the Jocotoco Foundation of Ecuador embarked on its first ever BirdBlitz. Inspired by the popular BioBlitz events that have taken place in U.S. national parks, the BirdBlitz was developed as an exciting way to count birds throughout the Jocotoco reserve system… Read more >>