The White-throated Sparrow Song That Conquered North America

The White-throated Sparrow Song That Conquered North America

White-throated Sparrow Song.Media player failureUpdate your browser or your Flash plug-inAn Ontario white-throated sparrow sings a new version of the classic song 'Old Sam Peabody' - a variation that has only...
The government's planning reforms must deal with the natural and climate crisis

The government’s planning reforms must deal with the natural and climate crisis

A new analysis of the Government's White Paper, Planning for the Future, has found that as things stand, the proposed reforms will increase threats to nature in England and do little...
A Birds Agenda for the 117th Congress

A Birds Agenda for the 117th Congress

Graphics by Jillian Ditner. From the autumn 2020 edition of Living Bird magazine. Subscribe now. The federal government is playing an important role in reversing the bird decline. In the past,...
Green Peafowl (Endangered) © Roger Smith / Flickr

Latest research: How does human disturbance affect the life of birds?

How do I save the green peacock? Leave it alone Given the global fame of the Indian peacock Pavo cristatus, it is strange to imagine an endangered species of...
Meet the new wizard of winter finch predictions: Q&A with Tyler Hoar

Meet the new wizard of winter finch predictions: Q&A with Tyler Hoar

It's a conversation that happens every fall, as soon as temperatures drop and migrants move south. Will this be a year with winter finches gracing our bird feeders? To...
Conservation groups urge Facebook to stop the spread of hatred, bias, and misinformation

Conservation groups urge Facebook to stop the spread of hatred, bias, and misinformation

Photo by Pigprox / Shutterstock Facebook should investigate why it has become a place that enables the spread of hatred and disinformation that undermines science and fact-based politics, conservation officials said in...
Game Protection Plan to Develop Hampshire Housing Development

Game Protection Plan to Develop Hampshire Housing Development

Defra has announced £ 3.9 million to encourage residential real estate growth in South Hampshire to reduce harmful nitrates and aid wildlife recovery. Residential real estate growth in the Solent area has...
Win a spot on the Cornell Lab's Waterfowl Identification Course in October

Win a spot on the Cornell Lab’s Waterfowl Identification Course in October

Many ducks look their best in October! A fresh set of feathers can bring all sorts of fun ID challenges - from teal to scaup and beyond. We're excited to...
Olive oil is no longer a threat to migratory birds

Olive oil is no longer a threat to migratory birds

I am convinced that most of the rather complex and longstanding planetary problems of our time can be solved by looking at our dinner plates. Let me explain...
October 2020 eBirder of the Month Challenge

October 2020 eBirder of the Month Challenge

This month's eBirder of the Month challenge, sponsored by Carl Zeiss Sports Optics, is about taking part in Big Day in October! This month, Zeiss generously doubled the available prices...