Tag: population

  • Common Bird Numbers Declining

    Previously birds such as the cuckoo, turtle dove and nightingale were thought to be amongst the world’s most common bird species. However it seems that even these birds are now at risk, with ...

  • New Conservation Strategy Comes After Years of Research

    Biologist Robert J. Craig has spent the last seven years, seven days a week, carefully documenting the bird populations in various areas in Southern New England. The journey has taken him ...

  • 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 ...

  • The Critically Endangered Northern Bald Ibis

    The striking northern bald ibis (Geronticus eremite), with is long red bill and oblong-shaped black body, is not a bird that would usually attract too much attention because many people would ...