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Famous Christmas Bird Count is Bigger than Ever!

Tue, 11/12/2012 - 19:50

More than 60,000 volunteers throughout North America will count birds between December 14, 2012 and January 5, 2013 for the 113th Annual Christmas Bird Count. This season’s CBC is expected to ...

Americas Canada

First Global Wildlife Ambassador Award honours Audubon and BirdLife supporter Jane Alexander

Tue, 23/10/2012 - 10:55

Renowned actress Jane Alexander, a member of the board of the National Audubon Society (BirdLife in the USA), ...

Americas United States of America

From Fiji to US Project Puffin – Blog by Sialesi Rasalato

Tue, 02/10/2012 - 01:30

In March this year, I was delighted to be awarded the Josephine Daneman Herz International Seabird Fellowship 2012. The fellowship allowed me to be part of a group of young bio...

Pacific

International Seabird Fellowship for Fiji staff

Wed, 09/05/2012 - 02:47

Sialasi (Sia) Rasalato from the Birdlife International Fiji Programme is the 2012 ‘Josephine Daneman Herz International Seabird Fellowship Fund’ recipient. As a result, Sia will soon visit...

Pacific Fiji Marine

Paul Winter, composer of Flyways, named to receive Audubon award

Fri, 02/03/2012 - 21:01

Grammy-winning saxophonist Paul Winter will receive the John James Audubon Center Award for Art Inspiring Conservation (AIC), just prior to a special public concert...

Americas

Audubon's 112th Christmas Bird Count Reigns as a Model for 'Crowd Science'

Tue, 06/12/2011 - 08:31

New York NY – 5 December, 2011--The longest running Citizen Science survey in the world, Audubon’s annual Christmas ...

Americas

Birding the net makes strong impression with surfers

Wed, 23/11/2011 - 23:05

Audubon’s innovative social media campaign Birding the Net earnt 91 million website impressions during the past few weeks. Pelicans flying across computer screens and “spokesbirds” giving c...

Americas

Hollywood movie shines light on world of birding and Audubon

Fri, 14/10/2011 - 22:27

It is a big day for birds and Audubon – the country’s leading bird conservation organization – when 20th Century Fox releases The Big Year on Friday, Oct. 14. The new ...

Worldwide

Audubon Welcomes Good News from Washington, D.C.

Tue, 02/08/2011 - 15:49

The U.S. House of Representatives voted yesterday afternoon to protect wildlife on the brink of extinction by supporting an amendment in the Interior and Environment spending bill to uphold safeguar...

Americas

US public lands essential for hundreds of species

Wed, 04/05/2011 - 08:41

The United States Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar has released the 2011 State of the Birds Report, the nation’s first assessment of birds on lands and waters owned by the American people. Th...

Americas

Audubon celebrates 10th year of Neotropical Migratory Bird Conservation Act

Thu, 10/03/2011 - 14:15

As spring approaches, millions of birds will wing their way back to North America. Red Knots near Tierra del Fuego will make a remarkable journe...

Americas

Former President of International Council for Bird Preservation and Audubon dies

Mon, 28/02/2011 - 12:25

“The world has lost a champion for the environment,” Audubon President, David Yarnold said at Audubon headquarters in New York. “Russ ...

Worldwide

Audubon experts monitor bird deaths in Arkansas

Thu, 06/01/2011 - 10:10

Audubon (BirdLife Partner in the U.S.) scientists are monitoring reports of thousands of birds found dead in Arkansas, coupled with a second incident in Louisiana, since New Year’s Eve. “Mass b...

Americas

Audubon's Birds of America: The world's most expensive book

Thu, 09/12/2010 - 09:06

A copy of John James Audubon's Birds of America has became the most expensive book ever sold when it went under the hammer at Sotheby's for a staggering US$...

Americas

111 Years of Counting: Audubon’s Christmas Bird Count

Tue, 07/12/2010 - 06:50

The longest running Citizen Science survey in the world, Audubon’s (BirdLife Partner in the USA) annual Christmas Bird Count (CBC) will take place from December 14, 2010 to January 5, ...

Americas

Audubon scientists find Gulf birds and oil too close for comfort

Thu, 14/10/2010 - 08:37

Residual oil and chemicals from BP’s Deepwater Horizon disaster pose substantial ongoing risks to birds that breed or nest along hard-hit areas of the Louisiana...

Americas United States of America Marine

Noted Conservation and Communications Leader to be Audubon President

Fri, 30/07/2010 - 14:36

The National Audubon Society announced that David Yarnold has been named its new President and Chief Executive Officer, giving new momentum to efforts to co...

Americas

Arctic-breeding birds will be among next victims of the Gulf oil disaster

Fri, 02/07/2010 - 12:55

For the next six months, beginning in early July, tens of millions of shorebirds, waterfowl and other migratory birds will land on oiled beaches, ...

Americas United States of America Marine - Americas

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