migratory birds

100 Years Strong: Protecting the Future of the Migratory Bird Treaty Act

The Migratory Bird Treaty Act is intended to protect over 1,000 species from removal or extermination, safeguarding migrating birds from intentional and incidental take. Passed after the massive decline of …

Yellow-breasted chat.

Five Migrating Birds That May Stop in Your Yard

Right now, more than a hundred and fifty species of birds are on their way northward from tropical wintering grounds to take advantage of emerging insects, budding plants and an …

golden-winged warbler

A golden opportunity for the golden-winged warbler

Weighing less than two nickels, a golden-winged warbler flies south from the Appalachian Mountains to winter in a shade-grown coffee plantation of Central America. Every day, an increasingly rare species …

Twenty-three leading companies support protecting habitat in Brazil

Update: On January 25, 2018, the Tropical Forest Alliance 2020 announced the number of companies supporting protection of the Brazilian Cerrado had nearly tripled, to a total of 61 signatories. The …

muskoxen

Time to Stand Up for a Special Wild Place

Broward Habitat Connectivity Project – Providing Habitat for Migratory Birds…

3 Birds in the Northeast That Need Our Help

Highway In the Sky

This time every year, thousands upon thousands of tiny shorebirds depart from their breeding grounds in the Canadian Arctic to begin an 8,000 mile journey — one of the longest migrations …

Preserving Coastal Migration Habitat

Coastal impoundments are critical pieces of habitat for migratory birds along the Atlantic Flyway. Although artificially created and managed by federal, state or local agencies, these areas, such as Bombay …

Painted Bunting Far From Home

A Painted Bunting, one of North America’s most beautiful birds, has been discovered in Pittsfield, Vermont. This species very rarely occurs north of the Carolinas, and according to the Vermont Center …

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