Migration

How Understanding What Drives Population Change Can Benefit Bird Conservation Efforts

You’ve likely read that news that many bird populations are in trouble. The State of North America's Birds 2016 report indicated that one third of North American bird species need urgent conservation action. The problem may be especially acute for Neotropical migratory birds (nearly half of all U.S. species) – those that breed in North America and [...]

By Steve Albert, Institute for Bird Populations· February 8th, 2018·Categories: All Bird Bulletin·Tags: , , , , ·

Celebrating Migration to Help Birds Along the Way

I saw the long, yellow-legged bird feeding in the mudflats during a recent work trip. There, Environment for the Americas, fondly known as EFTA, was training interns who would conduct shorebird surveys along the Pacific coast during migration. Our goals were to get them ready for fieldwork and to teach them how to communicate with [...]

By Susan Bonfield, Environment for the Americas· July 5th, 2017·Categories: All Bird Bulletin·Tags: , ·

International Migratory Bird Day Communications Toolkit Available

International Migratory Bird Day will take place Saturday, May 13. Environment for the America has created a promotional toolkit to help partners connect with people, promote events, or develop further ideas. This year's theme is "Helping Birds Along the Way". When birds migrate between nesting and wintering sites, they don’t just stop anywhere; they rely on a [...]

By · May 2nd, 2017·Categories: News·Tags: , ·