Date Last Updated: August 22, 2019

Tag: migration

  • Birding in the fascinating Republic of Malta

    The Republic of Malta consists of an archipelago of seven islands in the Mediterranean Sea of Southern Europe. With its warm Mediterranean climate and varied habitats, Malta is a superb birding ...

  • Night Migration Mysteries Revealed

    A recent study conducted by researchers from the Illinois Natural History Survey and the University of Illinois has resulted in statistical data to prove that during their nocturnal migration ...

  • The Fascinating Kirtland’s Warbler

    One of the rarest members of the Parulidae family, the endangered Kirtland’s warbler captures the attention of avid birders for a number of reasons. The breeding range of this small ...

  • Amazing Migration Survival Tactics

    Ongoing ornithological research continues to confirm what keen bird-watchers have suspected all along - their feathered friends are highly intelligent and adaptive, with an amazing array of ...

  • The Smithsonian’s Neighborhood Nestwatch

    Established and directed by Dr. Peter P. Marra of the Smithsonian Migratory Bird Center in Washington, DC, the Smithsonian’s Neighborhood Nestwatch opens up opportunities for ordinary ...

  • Official Migratory Bird Havens Now Available in East End Parks

    As part of efforts to boost the success rates of nesting birds in the region, some 2 140 acres of state parkland have been set aside on Long Island’s East End as a conservation area. The ...

  • Birds Have Chemical Compass to Aid Navigation

    For decades scientists have been puzzling over an intriguing wildlife mystery: how is it that birds navigate? Each year thousands of these feathered creatures make massive journeys halfway ...

  • Kachemak Bay Shorebird Festival

    Each year the Kachemak Bay Shorebird Festival gives bird lovers the opportunity to become better acquainted with various bird species. This year will be no different and the festival theme for ...

  • Experts Estimate Birds Will Be Grossly Affected By Global Warming

    According to recent research and data, as many as 20-30% of all animal species will be at an increased risk of extinction if temperatures continue to rise. Experts estimate that an increase of ...

  • International Migratory Bird Day 2008

    As part of their drive to increase awareness of birds and the need for conservation across the Western Hemisphere, Environment for the Americas hosts International Migratory Bird Day. Each year ...