Tag Archives: American Bird Conservancy

Birding Community E-Bulletin, Sep. 2016


A vagrant Jabiru, questions of how much someone should pay for poaching an endangered Whooping Crane, and a new National Monument in Maine dominate the headlines of this month’s Birding Community E-Bulletin:   The Birding Community E-bulletin is distributed to … Continue reading

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American Bird Conservancy’s Inside Bird Conservation newsletter, August 2016


The fight against neonicotinoid pesticides is moving front and center among the priorities of the American Bird Conservancy.  Check out this and other pressing issues in avian conservation in the latest Inside Bird Conservation. For links to all the conservation … Continue reading

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Birding Community E-Bulletin, April 2016


  The Birding Community E-bulletin is distributed to active and concerned birders, those dedicated to the joys of birding and the protection of birds and their habitats. This issue is sponsored by the producers of superb quality birding binoculars and … Continue reading

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Birding Community E-Bulletin: March 2016


The Birding Community E-bulletin is distributed to active and concerned birders, those dedicated to the joys of birding and the protection of birds and their habitats. This issue is sponsored by the producers of superb quality birding binoculars and scopes, … Continue reading

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Bats and Wind Energy Cooperative newsletter


The latest Bats and Wind Energy Cooperative newsletter has been distributed by Bat Conservation International.  Check it out for the latest in siting and operations research to minimize bat mortality from wind turbines. BWECe-NewsletterAugust2015

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New American Bird Conservancy website!


There is plenty to explore in the latest update from the American Bird Conservancy, but they’re most excited this week about the launch of their fancy new website. Our New Website: See How We’re Bringing Back the Birds We’re excited … Continue reading

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American Bird Conservancy – permitted take and end pipe proposals


The American Bird Conservancy continues as an important voice for conservation of all birds.  Here’s the latest: Obama Administration Considering New Options for Conserving Migratory Birds The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) has announced it intends to prepare a … Continue reading

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American Bird Conservancy – bird-safe buildings and wind power conflicts


AP: Wind Turbines Being Installed in Sensitive Bird Habitat on Massive Scale New research supported by American Bird Conservancy (ABC) shows that more than 30,000 wind turbines have been installed in areas critical to the survival of federally-protected birds in … Continue reading

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ProAves Aleteo #130 – ancient tradtions amended for bird conservation


Our friends in Colombia have again broken new ground in the cause for avian conservation.  Recently, ProAves engaged in an educational campaign aimed at a change in the annual observance of Palm Sunday, in which devout Catholics would recreate the … Continue reading

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ProAves reforesting Colombia for Cerulean Warblers


An important habitat corridor for Cerulean Warblers has been reforested in Colombia, thanks to efforts of an international team of conservationists and to the many private ranchers, cacao, and coffee farmers who sponsored shade tree plantings on their land. Learn … Continue reading

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2015 Birdathon Big Day – Payne County, OK


On Saturday, 25 April, the Payne County Audubon Society hosted its annual Big Day competition as part of our two-month effort in April and May to raise the operating funds we’ll use in the coming year. Ideally, teams of birders … Continue reading

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Birding Community E-Bulletin, April 2015


The Birding Community E-bulletin is distributed to active and concerned birders, those dedicated to the joys of birding and the protection of birds and their habitats. This issue is sponsored by the producers of superb quality birding binoculars and scopes, … Continue reading

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Playa Post Vol. 13, #3 – Congratulations on a national award!


Congratulations to the Playa Lakes and Rainwater Basin joint ventures, recently recognized for their conservation collaborations with the 2015 Wings Across the Americas Award.   For these and other uplifting stories, check out the latest Playa Post, the newsletter of the … Continue reading

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Trading mine tailings for chestnuts? Yes please!


“Approximately 1,000 acres of reclaimed mine lands will also be restored using American Chestnut plantings.” This just made my top 10 sentences of all time. For context, check out the latest from Steve Holmer and the American Bird Conservancy: New … Continue reading

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American Bird Conservancy update: Araripe Manakin Reserve


First-ever Reserves Established to Protect Brazil’s Araripe Manakin The first-ever bird reserves have been created for the critically endangered Araripe Manakin, a six-inch bird only discovered in 1996 that numbers fewer than 800 individuals and survives in the smallest of … Continue reading

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American Bird Conservancy update


Dec. 2014 news from the American Bird Conservancy First Predator-proof Fence on Kaua’i Completed at Kīlauea Point National Wildlife Refuge Rare native plant and animal communities that have inhabited a roughly eight-acre area at the Kīlauea Point National Wildlife Refuge—including … Continue reading

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Restoring Natural Communities – fire power


Fire is perhaps the most important natural process that modern agricultural, industrial, and residential development has snuffed out.  Thus, any increase in prescribed fire on landscapes that have endured decades of fire suppression is likely to be a source of … Continue reading

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American Bird Conservancy: updates on conservation of wildlife threatened by wind development


Secretary Jewell Announces Mitigation Strategy that Offers Hope for Threatened Birds Plan calls for landscape planning and mitigating the impacts of energy development  

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American Bird Conservancy opposes planned eagle take at a Wyoming wind facility


And so do I . . . Groups Oppose First-ever Plan to Allow Killing of Eagles at Wyoming Wind Facility (Washington, D.C., February 12, 2014) American Bird Conservancy (ABC) and Biodiversity Conservation Alliance (BCA), voiced opposition to a federal plan … Continue reading

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