Apr 19

Perspectives

Island Birds, Unique and Vulnerable, Need Our Help

History tells us that islands are the epicenters of extinction. Yet we also have the tools and the knowledge to save island birds and make them beacons of conservation success.… Read more >>

Mar 13

News

New Research Suggests Need for Cautious Management of Seabirds

In new research, some scientists say it's time to reassess the conservation status of the Black-footed Albatross.… Read more >>

Mar 02

News

Aliens Invade Seabirds' Island Strongholds

What counts as an invasive species might surprise you. Mosquitoes, plants, and house mice and other mammals — including those super-predators, free-roaming cats — have invaded ecosystems they don’t naturally inhabit, putting pressure on native birds and other wildlife. During National Invasive Species Awareness Week, we’re exploring how these non-natives… Read more >>

Jan 04

News

Five Big Conservation Wins for Birds in 2016

Throughout 2016, ABC and our partners advanced conservation for many birds across the Americas, from well-loved migratory birds like the Long-billed Curlew to little-known, rare species such as Stresemann's Bristlefront. Here are a few of our conservation wins from the past year. Endangered Seabirds Relocated to New Home in Hawai'i In… Read more >>

Dec 10

From the Field

Desert Discovery Sheds Light on Mysterious Storm-Petrel's Life Cycle

Until recently, biologists did not know where the majority of Markham's Storm Petrels nested. That changed with a surprising discovery in Chile's desert.… Read more >>

Oct 18

News

New Colony of Chicks Keeps Hope Alive for Rare Newell's Shearwater

Sometimes you have to move it to save it. That’s the theory behind conservationists' efforts to move endangered seabird chicks to a new, predator-proof colony for the second year in a row.… Read more >>

Aug 12

From the Field

Researchers Turn a Concerned Eye to the Mysterious Marbled Murrelet

Scientists and conservationists are working to understand the plight of the Marbled Murrelet—and find ways to help the bird survive.… Read more >>

Aug 01

From the Field

Scientists Try A Daring Approach to Save Endangered Hawaiian Petrels

Moved from their mountain burrows to a haven on the coast, young Hawaiian Petrels will be the founders of the only fully protected colony of federally listed seabirds anywhere in the Hawaiian Islands.… 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 >>

Mar 03

From the Field

Video: Hawaiian Petrels Journey to Safety

This short film chronicles conservationists’ daring efforts to move nestling petrels to a predator-free area where they will hopefully start a new colony.… Read more >>
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