Virtual Audubon Program 12/16/20 — Natural History Wanderings

from Audubon One bright spot in the year that was 2020 has been the time we’ve virtually spent with you during I Saw A Bird. What began as an idea to keep our community connected has taken flight and become one of our favorite hours each month. Join us this Wednesday at 7 p.m. ET […]

Virtual Audubon Program 12/16/20 — Natural History Wanderings

The first human settlers on islands caused bird extinctions — Repeating Islands

A report from Science Daily. Fossil records depict devastating effect of humans on birds in the Bahamas Though some believe prehistoric humans lived in harmony with nature, a new analysis of fossils shows human arrival in the Bahamas caused some birds to be lost from the islands and other species to be completely wiped out. […]

The first human settlers on islands caused bird extinctions — Repeating Islands

90 % New Zealand Sea Birds Face Extinction Risk — Natural History Wanderings

Stuff.com Ninety per cent of New Zealand’s sea birds are at risk of extinction, as “serious pressures” threaten the future of New Zealand’s oceans. The Our Marine Environment 2016 report, released on Thursday by Statistics NZ and the Ministry for the Environment, found that New Zealand had the highest number of threatened seabird species in […]

90 % New Zealand Sea Birds Face Extinction Risk — Natural History Wanderings

US Bird Building Collision Deaths May Be As High As One Billion — Natural History Wanderings

Press Release from American Bird Conservancy Up to One Billion Birds May Be Killed Annually in Building Collisions, New Study Says Low-Rise Buildings and Residences Pose Bigger Mortality Threat than Skyscrapers (Washington, D.C., February 7, 2014) In the most comprehensive study of its kind, involving the review and analysis of almost two dozen studies and […]

US Bird Building Collision Deaths May Be As High As One Billion — Natural History Wanderings

Ecuador Increases Habitat For Cerulean Warbler and Over 300 More Species — Natural History Wanderings

Media Release American Bird Conservancy Declining Warbler, 300+ Other Birds to Benefit from Ecuador Land Protection Narupa Reserve Expansion Provides More Winter Habitat for Cerulean Warbler (Washington, D.C., August 6, 2014) The Cerulean Warbler—one of the Americas’ fastest-declining migratory birds—now has more protected wintering habitat in Ecuador, thanks to a cooperative effort by Fundación Jocotoco, […]

Ecuador Increases Habitat For Cerulean Warbler & Over 300 More Species — Natural History Wanderings

Bird Protection. First-ever Reserves To Protect Araripe Manakin — Natural History Wanderings

Media Release American Bird Conservancy First-ever Reserves Established to Protect Brazil’s Araripe Manakin Critically Endangered Bird Survives on Only 11 Square Miles (Washington, D.C., December 15, 2014) 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 […]

First-ever Reserves To Protect Araripe Manakin — Natural History Wanderings