Nov 23

From the Field

Stunning Hummingbirds of ABC's Reserve Network

More than half of the world's 365 hummingbird species can be found on one or more of the 70+ reserves ABC supports throughout the Americas. Here are a few of those birds—with names as brilliant and varied as their plumage—and the reserves where they can be found.… 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 >>

Jul 23

Perspectives

Hummingbirds 101: An Expert Explains the Dynamos of the Bird World

"Hummingbirds do just have a way of obsessing you," says Sheri L. Williamson. "They’re so fascinating, they’re so diverse, and there’s still so much we don’t know about them."… 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 >>

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 >>

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 >>

Oct 21

From the Field

Ecuador's 'Children of the Sea' Help to Save a Hummingbird

Weekly beach clean-ups are among the many ways one community is conserving habitat for an imperiled hummingbird.… Read more >>

Aug 25

News

New Refuge Promises Brighter Future for Rare Honduran Hummingbird  

A new 147-acre wildlife refuge will provide tropical dry forest critical to the Honduran Emerald's survival.… Read more >>

Dec 10

Perspectives

Arizona's Paton Center: More than a Place to Build Your List

By George Fenwick A dedication ceremony at the Paton Center for Hummingbirds was held this past weekend by Tucson Audubon Society (TAS). It was the culmination of a year's quick work by ABC to purchase "Paton's"—a premier birding and hummingbird spot in Patagonia, Arizona—with help from Victor Emanuel and TAS, and to… Read more >>

Oct 24

From the Field

Chilean Woodstar: A Species Clings to Life in an Otherworldly Landscape

By Dan Lebbin Departing the city of Arica, Chile, during predawn hours, Bojana Kuzimicic picks me up in a Suburu Forester SUV and we drive out into the desert. Our first destination is Taltape, in the Camarones Valley, a two hours’ drive south of Arica. This desert, the Atacama, looks… Read more >>