Tag: State of the Birds Report

The 2011 State of the Birds Report

Written by | May 3rd, 2011

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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.

State of the Birds 2010: It’s Not All Doom and Gloom!

Written by | March 19th, 2010

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The State of the Birds 2010 report has a few bright spots for some bird species, says our bird expert Dave Mehlman.

State of the Birds 2010: Aridlands, Grasslands, and Forests

Written by | March 18th, 2010

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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.

State of the Birds 2010: Arctic/Alpine and Wetlands

Written by | March 17th, 2010

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Climate change will hit birds of the Arctic and alpine habitats — like snowy owls — hard, says the new State of the Birds 2010 report.

State of the Birds 2010: Oceans, Coasts and Islands

Written by | March 16th, 2010

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The State of the Birds 2010 report is out — and it says ocean, coastal and island bird species are all under threat from climate change.

State of the Birds 2010: Climate Change

Written by | March 15th, 2010

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Which bird species will get hit the hardest by climate change? Bird expert and report co-author Dave Mehlman tells us in the first of his week-long series of posts.

Crowdsourcing the Birds

Written by | March 27th, 2009

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In honor of the groundbreaking new report, The State of the Birds, this week has been unofficially dubbed “Bird Week” on Cool Green Science. (See our migratory bird expert Dave Mehlman’s posts on the report.) My contribution to “Bird Week” has to do with flocks — but not flocks of birds — flocks of data and flocks of […]

State of the Birds: Requiem for Hawaii

Written by | March 26th, 2009

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I cannot conclude my blogs on the U.S. State of the Birds Report without mentioning Hawaii and its birds. The native bird species of Hawaii are by far in the worst shape of any group of birds in the United States. Here’s why the severe decline in Hawaii’s birds should be an issue of national […]

State of the Birds: Seeing the Trees and the Birds

Written by | March 25th, 2009

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Forests are a dominant habitat type in North America and, with 310 breeding bird species, are one of the most rich habitats for birds. And looking at the overall forest birds indicator from the U.S. State of the Birds Report, it appears that things are going well in this habitat, at least in this decade […]

State of the Birds: And Now For Some Good News!

Written by | March 24th, 2009

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Despite what you might think from my earlier posts, the U.S. State of the Birds Report does contain some good news. Perhaps the most encouraging is the status of wetlands birds (ducks, geese, swans, shorebirds, herons, egrets, etc.) whose indicator shows a dramatic increase starting in the late 1980′s, with current populations far above our base […]

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