Advocacy

New Breeding Site Found for One of World’s Rarest Birds

BirdLife International reports that one of the world’s rarest birds, the critically endangered White-winged Flufftail Sarothrura ayresi, has been confirmed to be breeding in South Africa – not only Ethiopia as previously thought – thanks to recent footage captured by...

Piping Plover Population Hinges on Conservation Efforts

Visitors to Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore are often treated to tiny scurrying beachcombers – Piping Plovers. Future visitors, however, could see fewer of these celebrated shorebirds if conservation efforts are not taken to protect the Piping Plover. A...

13 Percent of World’s Bird Species are Now Threatened

The latest IUCN Red List update finds 222 of bird species worldwide are now critically endangered What do the southern red-breasted plover, ultramarine lorikeet, and Rimatara reed warbler bird species have in common? The Revelator reports the unfortunate answer is...

New Breeding Site Found for One of World’s Rarest Birds

BirdLife International reports that one of the world’s rarest birds, the critically endangered White-winged Flufftail Sarothrura ayresi, has been confirmed to be breeding in South Africa – not only Ethiopia as previously thought – thanks to recent footage captured by...

Piping Plover Population Hinges on Conservation Efforts

Visitors to Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore are often treated to tiny scurrying beachcombers – Piping Plovers. Future visitors, however, could see fewer of these celebrated shorebirds if conservation efforts are not taken to protect the Piping Plover. A...

13 Percent of World’s Bird Species are Now Threatened

The latest IUCN Red List update finds 222 of bird species worldwide are now critically endangered What do the southern red-breasted plover, ultramarine lorikeet, and Rimatara reed warbler bird species have in common? The Revelator reports the unfortunate answer is...

Project SNOWstorm Predicts a Blizzard of Snowy Owls this Winter

If you were dreaming of a Snowy Owl sighting for Christmas, you were in luck. In 2013, thousands of Snowy Owls (Bubo scandiacus) stormed the northern U.S. taking up posts in surroundings different from the flat Arctic tundra where they typically preside. In a typical...

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