Sep 20

From the Field

In Latin America, It Takes a Village to Save Rare Hummingbirds

A culture of conservation is taking root in several South American communities as residents find creative ways to help rare hummingbirds survive.… 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 >>

Aug 17

News

ABC Aims to Give Brazil's Rare Araripe Manakin An Even Better Chance at Survival

American Bird Conservancy’s newest land purchase campaign aims to protect Brazil’s critically endangered Araripe Manakin.… 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 >>

Jan 29

News

Migratory Birds Gain Protection of Winter Habitat in Guatemala

Tapon Creek Nature Reserve protects more than 1,600 acres of lowland forests, which in winter harbor many species of neotropical migratory birds.… Read more >>

Jan 08

News

'Songbird Forest' Reserve Expands Protection for Rare Brazilian Birds

The Mata do Passarinho Reserve has expanded its acreage of Atlantic forest, helping endangered birds such as the Stresemann's Bristlefront and the Banded Cotinga.… Read more >>

Nov 04

From the Field

How to See Lear's Macaw

If you ever find yourself in northeastern Brazil, go see Lear's Macaw, one of the wonders of the bird world. The sight of Lear’s Macaws emerging by the hundreds from the crannies of a windswept cliff face is one not soon forgotten. Thirty years ago this species seemed to be… Read more >>

Oct 31

News

High in the Andes, a New Reserve for Rare Birds

An indigenous community in southwestern Peru has created its second Private Conservation Area to protect critical forest fragments home to some of the rarest birds on earth.… 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 >>