Tag: conservation

  • Alaska Bird Conference 2008

    The 2008 Alaska Bird Conference will be the thirteenth conference since its establishment in 1982, as the conference is held every two years. The very first Alaska Bird Conference was held in ...

  • Vital Research at the Alaska Bird Observatory

    Alaska contains vast areas of unspoiled bird habitat, consisting of rich estuarine and marine ecosystems, interior boreal forests, coastal rainforests, alpine and lowland tundra, as well as ...

  • Sociable Lapwing Colony Found

    In the year 2003, the Sociable Lapwing (Vanellus gregarious) was listed as a critically endangered bird species, as it was thought that a mere two hundred breeding pairs remained. As the rarest ...

  • The Chester Country Exotic Bird Show

    The Chester County Bird Club (“CCBC”)is a non-profit organization that devoted to the education, conservation and care of exotic birds, both wild and hand-reared. By bringing together ...

  • The Large-Billed-Reed-Warbler Rediscovered

    Our amazing planet is always filled with surprises and scientists are kept busy with many new, intriguing discoveries. One such discovery was made by Professor Philip Round of Mahidol ...

  • Marbled Murrelet – A Seabird at Risk

    Marbled Murrelets make an odd conservation story. No other seabird creates a conservation problem for timber companies!

  • Loons Haunting Calls

    Visitors to northern-hemisphere lakes often hear loons (known as divers in Europe and Asia). Most of the 5 loon species make haunting, wailing calls that, once heard, are difficult to forget.