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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 ...

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Black-capped Petrel may warrant protection under the endangered species act

Wed, 20/06/2012 - 18:51

A nocturnal seabird, the black-capped petrel, may warrant federal protection as a threatened or endangered species. Endangered means the specie...

Americas

Audubon website drips in oil to mark 2nd anniversary of Deepwater Horizon oil spill

Fri, 20/04/2012 - 16:50

A gooey brown virtual oil slick will cover the National Audubon Society website in a ground-breaking Internet campaign giving pe...

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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 Hog Island Camp Celebrates 75th Anniversary

Thu, 18/08/2011 - 11:16

One of the US’s greatest environmental education success stories will be celebrated August 20 as Audubon’s Hog Island Camp marks 75 years of connecting people with nature.  Since 1936, some of...

Americas

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

Midway’s first Short-tailed Albatross chick survives tsunami to fledge

Wed, 06/07/2011 - 08:50

A Short-tailed Albatross Phoebastria albatrus chick has fledged on Midway Atoll in the Hawaiian Archipelago, the first time this globally Vulnerable s...

Pacific

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

Study outlines steps to protect declining North American landbird populations

Thu, 20/01/2011 - 13:13

A recent study carried out by scientists from Canada, Mexico and the United States, including several BirdLife Partners found that of the 88...

Americas

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

Satellite Tracking Leads to Compilation of Important Conservation Data

Thu, 25/11/2010 - 07:10

A new study on Sooty Shearwaters in the California Current shows the benefit of seabird tracking data in identifying priority sites for seabird conservati...

Americas Marine

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...

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