Sage Thrasher. Photo: Mick Thompson/Eastside Audubon

Vulnerable Birds in Central Flyway

Rising temperatures and shifting weather patterns affect birds' ability to find food and reproduce, which over time impacts local populations, and ultimately continent-wide populations, too. Some species may even go extinct in your state if they cannot find the conditions they need to survive and raise their young.

Below, find out which of the birds that nest or spend the winter in your area are most vulnerable across their entire range. Some birds may lose range outside of your state, making the protection of their current habitat in your area even more important.

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How Will the Sage Thrasher's Livable Range Be Affected in the Central Flyway?

Rising temperatures and shifting weather patterns affect birds’ ability to find food and reproduce, which over time impact local populations, and ultimately continent-wide populations, too. Some species may even go extinct in your state if they cannot find the resources they need to survive and raise their young.

Select a warming scenario to see how this species’ range will change under increased global temperatures.

Reducing warming makes many types of birds found in the Central Flyway less vulnerable

In order to hold warming steady, we must act now to reduce the amount of carbon released into the atmosphere and limit warming to 1.5 degrees. We must reduce our carbon emissions and also absorb what is produced through natural solutions like reforestation or with technology that removes carbon from the air. Click the three different warming scenarios to explore how increased warming puts more species in [State/County name] at risk.

Click the three different warming scenarios to explore how increased warming puts more species in at risk.

Climate Threats Facing Birds and People Across the Central Flyway

The same climate change-driven threats that put birds at risk will affect other wildlife and people, too. Hover over or tap an area on the map to see specific threats that will affect that area as warming increases

Birds tell us: It’s time to act. See how you can help improve the chances for three-quarters of species at risk.