Multimillion-dollar sales of songbirds heap pressure on species already in decline. We go inside the covert investigation to capture traffickers.
Meet the Undercover Crime Unit Battling Miami's Black Market of Birds
Guardians of the Grebes
To protect climate-threatened Hooded Grebes, volunteers camp out at remote, high-elevation lakes in Patagonia for the entire breeding season.
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From Sea to Tree, Scientists Are Tracking Marbled Murrelets With Rising Precision
September 27, 2018 — A network of experts in Oregon seeks to uncover the secrets of a threatened, enigmatic seabird.
How Prairie Birds Found an Unexpected Group of Heroes in Hunters
September 25, 2018 — As critical habitat disappears, imperiled grassland species are finding refuge on land preserved for an exotic pheasant.
A Naturalist With a Checkered Past Rediscovered a Long-lost Parrot . . . Then Things Got Interesting
September 24, 2018 — When John Young, Australia’s “Wild Detective,” proved that the Night Parrot hadn’t gone extinct, both man and bird got a shot at a comeback.
Recent Attacks on the Endangered Species Act Are a Boon for Industry
September 20, 2018 — If approved, the Trump administration's plan would weaken the law in a number of ways, including stripping protections for birds on the brink.
By Design: An Architectural Awakening Could Save Billions of Birds
August 31, 2018 — As many as one billion North American birds die each year in after colliding with windows. Innovations can help them steer clear.