Tag: conservation

  • Christmas Bird Count – Gathering Valuable Data

    Christmas Bird Count – Gathering Valuable Data

    In the late 1800s wildlife conservation was unheard of and the hunting of birds and other animals was generally unrestricted in the United States. In some states it was a common Christmas ...

  • From Poland to UK – A Kingfisher’s Record Flight

    From Poland to UK – A Kingfisher’s Record Flight

    A kingfisher from Poland has reportedly set a new record for the longest migration distance between the Continent and the United Kingdom, by flying a distance of more than 620 miles from its ...

  • Rice Farmers Support Migratory Bird Habitat Initiative

    Rice Farmers Support Migratory Bird Habitat Initiative

    Beginning this fall, and continuing through to 2014, rice farmers participating in the Migratory Bird Habitat Initiative (MBHI) will work with the Natural Resources Conservation Services (NRCS) ...

  • Kirtland’s Warbler Population Stabilizes

    Kirtland’s Warbler Population Stabilizes

    Kirtland's Warblers have very specific habitat requirements and are found only in the jack pine forests of Ontario, Michigan and Wisconsin. Due primarily to habitat changes, the numbers of these ...

  • Six Foreign Species Fall under Endangered Species Act

    Six Foreign Species Fall under Endangered Species Act

    Many bird species across the world have been placed under protection, as the importance of conserving them has become necessary. Due to their declining numbers, ornithologist have been ...

  • World Bird Sanctuary in Missouri

    World Bird Sanctuary in Missouri

    Adjacent to the Lone Elk County Park and Chubb Trail in Missouri, U.S.A., is a sanctuary that is dedicated to the conservation of birds of prey and educating the public on the vital role these ...

  • Explore the Birds of Vermont Museum

    Explore the Birds of Vermont Museum

    Through its displays of superb wood-carvings, representing close to 500 birds from 258 species, the Birds of Vermont Museum offers visitors the opportunity to discover the diverse birdlife of ...

  • Young Penguins Fitted with Monitors

    Young Penguins Fitted with Monitors

    The African Penguin, also referred to as the Jackass Penguin, might be a little awkward on land, but can definitely hold its own in the water as a very efficient hunter. Tourists who visit Cape ...

  • Kiwi Encounter at Rainbow Springs in New Zealand

    Kiwi Encounter at Rainbow Springs in New Zealand

    New Zealanders are often referred to as Kiwis due to their national bird being the elusive kiwi bird. To preserve and assist in the rehabilitation of the wild kiwi numbers in the country, the ...

  • Kèköldi Bird Conservation and Monitoring Program

    The Kèköldi Bird Conservation and Monitoring Program is looking for volunteers and a coordinator (requires experience) to join their study site from 1 August to 1 December 2011. The site is at ...