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 >>

Nov 30

News

Meet Elmer, One Smart, Lucky Cerulean Warbler

Saving American migratory birds is the most ambitious bird conservation challenge ever undertaken. Follow one warbler's journey, and learn how you can help. … 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 >>

Sep 22

From the Field

Meet the Streamertail, the 'Most Beautiful Bird in Jamaica'

Work is under way to enhance conservation opportunities to benefit Jamaica's national bird in one of the country’s most remarkable protected areas: the Blue and John Crow Mountains National Park. … Read more >>

Aug 16

Perspectives

At 100, Migratory Bird Treaty More Essential Than Ever

The Migratory Bird Treaty, adopted on this day 100 years ago, set a standard for international cooperation that we still follow today.… Read more >>

Aug 15

Perspectives

Celebrating the Migratory Bird Treaty, a Pact That Transcends Borders

A century after the treaty was signed, migratory birds still need our protection. … 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 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 >>