American Bird Conservancy
Read articles about the work of the American Bird Conservancy.
- Cats kill 2.4 billion birds and 12 billion mammals every year in US alone
- First nest ever discovered of one of the world's most endangered birds
- Crucial US bird conservation programs cut by 50 percent
- 165 year old mystery of Black swift migration solved
- New Colombian reserve offers protection to rare bird
- 5000 birds crash land in a car park – 1500 die
- Spectacular rat rediscovered after 113 Years – First photos
- Human activity responsible for billions of bird deaths annually
- Feral cats kill 480 million birds in US every year - Responsible for 33 extinctions
- New population of one of the world’s rarest birds discovered in Colombia
- Conservation charities buy slice of Peruvian rainforest
- Carbofuran manufacture to be banned in the USA?
- Lead paint still killing thousands of rare seabirds on Midway Island – outrage must end now say conservation groups
- Bush administration further weakens Endangered Species Act in final days
- First Protected Area Established for Critically Endangered Blue-throated Macaw
- Schwarzenegger signs legislation to ban toxic shot from Condors range.
- Protection sought for 2 endangered birds in Hawaii, the akekee and akikiki.
- Lear’s Macaw Making a Remarkable Comeback.
- Bald eagle to be removed from Endangered Species list.
- Laysan albatross chicks being poisoned by lead paint.
- Huge land purchase in Brazil to protect critically endangered Lear's Maca
(ABC) is the only organization that works solely to conserve native wild birds and their habitats throughout the Americas. ABC acts to safeguard the rarest bird species, restore habitats, and reduce threats, while building capacity in the conservation movement.
ABC is the voice for birds, ensuring that they are adequately protected; that sufficient funding is available for bird conservation; and that land is protected and properly managed to maintain viable habitat. ABC sets the bird conservation agenda by using the best science available to determine the highest priorities and the best solutions, and then communicating these priorities to the conservation community and the public through alliances, partnerships, and networks.
ABC counts among its staff some of the foremost experts in bird conservation in the United States, and partners with many others throughout the Americas.