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 >>

Feb 27

Perspectives

For Rare Hawaiian Birds, Cats Are Unwelcome Neighbors

To save Hawai‘i’s endangered seabirds and forest birds from extinction, we must acknowledge the challenges outdoor cats pose — and work collaboratively to reduce this threat.… Read more >>

Feb 12

News

Agreement for Seabirds Gets Another Look in Congress

Thirteen countries support the Agreement on the Conservation of Albatrosses and Petrels, which protects 31 species of seabirds from worldwide fishing threats. Proposed legislation would make the United States a party to the agreement.… 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 >>