Migratory Bird Initiative

The First Half of 2020 Included Some Good News for Birds

The First Half of 2020 Included Some Good News for Birds

— From coast to coast, bird conservationists reported these remarkable migration success stories.
Proposed Mines in The Bahamas Threaten Winter Home of Migratory Shorebirds

Proposed Mines in The Bahamas Threaten Winter Home of Migratory Shorebirds

— Joulter Cays National Park supports birds like Piping Plovers and Red Knots, as well as fishing and ecotourism.
Grisly Report Raises Questions About the Cruise Industry's Impact on Migrating Birds

Grisly Report Raises Questions About the Cruise Industry's Impact on Migrating Birds

— Lights on ships can lure birds to their deaths, but nearly a decade after a call for more research, the scale of the problem is anyone's guess.
These Mighty Birds Connect People Across the Pacific Ocean Every Year

These Mighty Birds Connect People Across the Pacific Ocean Every Year

— Some of the most impressive bird migrations shrink the distance across our largest ocean.
Vermont Teens Draw Climate Solace from Drawing Birds

Vermont Teens Draw Climate Solace from Drawing Birds

— Students at Brattleboro Union High School use art to channel both their climate grief and love for birds.
How Scientists Learned About The Blackpoll Warbler's Epic Migration

How Scientists Learned About The Blackpoll Warbler's Epic Migration

— Tiny, high-tech backpacks help us protect these songbirds throughout their full migratory cycle.
It Takes A Hemisphere To Protect A Godwit

It Takes A Hemisphere To Protect A Godwit

— As we celebrate World Migratory Bird Day, let’s remember the international cooperation needed to protect birds throughout their full annual cycle, year after year.
Spring Bird Migration and the Indigenous Stewardship That Sustains It

Spring Bird Migration and the Indigenous Stewardship That Sustains It

— Let's use spring migration to galvanize collective action across the continent.
Celebrating Thirty Years of Partnering for Migratory Bird Conservation

Celebrating Thirty Years of Partnering for Migratory Bird Conservation

— Three decades ago, scientists realized that protecting birds across their full annual cycle required working with everyone along the way.
These Beloved Warblers Migrate North Almost a Week Earlier Than 50 Years Ago

These Beloved Warblers Migrate North Almost a Week Earlier Than 50 Years Ago

— Black-throated Blue Warblers now start spring migration 5.5 days sooner than they did in the 1960s, a new study finds. Is climate change to blame?