Written by Katherine Sather | May 7th, 2013
It’s that time of year when winged travelers everywhere are making their spring migrations. So bird nerds want to know: What can we do to make our own backyards accommodating for these frequent flyers?
Written by Darci Palmquist | November 21st, 2011
You could call this bird cheeky and fickle. New research finds that the golden-cheeked warbler prefers specific tree types—and in specific quantities—for its winter forest habitat.
Written by Dave Mehlman | May 3rd, 2011
This year’s report takes a look at U.S. public lands and their critical importance as bird habitat. Dave Mehlman, the Conservancy’s migratory bird expert, contributed to the report and shares his insights.
Written by Dave Mehlman | April 12th, 2010
Kites are one of the coolest native raptors in North America — and now you can help directly in their conservation, says Conservancy migratory bird specialist Dave Mehlman.
Written by Dave Mehlman | March 19th, 2010
The State of the Birds 2010 report has a few bright spots for some bird species, says our bird expert Dave Mehlman.
Written by Dave Mehlman | March 18th, 2010
Birds of aridlands, grasslands and forests will be least affected by climate change, according to the State of the Birds 2010 report. But that doesn’t mean these species are out of the woods.
Written by Dave Mehlman | March 17th, 2010
Climate change will hit birds of the Arctic and alpine habitats — like snowy owls — hard, says the new State of the Birds 2010 report.