The Fish and Wildlife Service has announced plans to
remove the marbled murrelet from the endangered species list,
despite the small seabird’s declining numbers
by Michael Milstein,
Nov 14, 2005
The Ardent Birder, written by Todd
Newberry and delightfully illustrated by Gene Holtan, salutes the
"lovely madness" of bird-watching
Nov 28, 2005
Oregon biologist James Larison has found that 46 percent
of the ptarmigans he tested had toxic levels of the trace metal
cadmium in their kidneys.
by Tim Sullivan,
Dec 04, 2000
The Great Backyard Bird Count takes place Feb. 16-19,
2001, sponsored by the National Audubon Society and Cornell
University's Laboratory of Ornithology.
Dec 04, 2000
"Raptor Room News: A Non-Scientific Journal of Goings-On"
is the voice of the Northern Rockies Raptor Center, which has been
nursing injured birds back to health for 12 years.
by Oakley Brooks,
Dec 18, 2000
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has designated 4.6
billion acres in Arizona, New Mexico, Colorado and Utah as critical
habitat for the Mexican spotted owl, but the Center for Biological
Diversity says that is not enough and plans to sue.
by Kirsten Bovee,
Feb 12, 2001
Congress has exempted the U.S. military from an
international law , the 1918 Migratory Bird Treaty Act, in a move
environmentalists fear sets a bad precedent.
by Laura Paskus,
Jan 20, 2003
Population of trumpeter swans in Yellowstone National Park
down due to competition from other birds.
Apr 04, 1994
Oil pits kill thousands of migrating birds.
Jun 13, 1994
A hawk snatches a garter snake off a sleeping teenager's
chest in a remarkable incident in Montana.
Sep 19, 1994