July 13, 2017 — Western Sandpipers with oil on less than one-fifth of their feathers have a tough time flying—a finding that underscores the dangers offshore drilling and spills pose on migratory birds.
July 10, 2017 — In a warmer world, to save rare species, scientists have to proactively protect their future ranges. For this alpine thrush, that means working with foresters in the Canadian mountains.
July 5, 2017 — Like people, birds depend on water, relying on it during migration, breeding, and nesting. But increasing pressures on already scarce Western waters have put birds and other wildlife in a perilous situation.
July 5, 2017 — Taking multiple refueling breaks helps some birds fare better during migration. But for Gray-cheeked thrushes, a two-week binge session in Colombia can be all they need to reach North America.