Dec 20

News

In Central America, Clues about Golden-Winged Warbler Migration

To protect the Golden-winged Warblers that breed in North America, scientists study the birds in their wintering habitat in Central and South America.… Read more >>

Dec 07

From the Field

Warblers Help Unlock the Secrets of Migration

Biologists use tiny high-tech backpacks to track warblers as they migrate from their breeding grounds to their wintering grounds, and back again.… 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 >>

May 08

Perspectives

Along Lake Erie, a Passionate Voice to Protect Birds

Black Swamp Bird Observatory's Kimberly Kaufman talks about migration, bird conservation, and the dangers of wind turbines for migratory birds.… 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 04

News

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 >>

Dec 13

Perspectives

How Winter Woods and Golden-winged Warbler Go Together

Conservation efforts in Minnesota help Golden-winged Warblers and many other species.… Read more >>

Dec 11

Perspectives

Bird-Friendly Coffee Preserves Habitat—and Family Farms, Too

As a boy, when I was not in school or playing baseball, my days were mostly spent at wonderful places out of doors—in the woods or in the sandpit, catching frogs, or taking care of the pigeons. Mine was not a boyhood in deeply rural America. I was born and… Read more >>

Oct 15

From the Field

Video: Deep in the Minnesota Woods, a Search for American Woodcock

Volunteers go on a mission to find, band, and tag the elusive birds.… Read more >>