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Partners in Flight Landbird Conservation Plan 2016

Partners in Flight Landbird Conservation Plan 2016

September 11, 2016

This 2016 Plan Revision documents widespread declines in populations of many of the 448 species of landbirds in the U.S. and Canada—a foreboding indicator that the health of ecosystems upon which we all depend is being degraded.

Why Would a Bird Carry Water in Its Feathers?

Why Would a Bird Carry Water in Its Feathers?

March 11, 2016

This desert species’ incredible adaptation was once considered a myth. But it’s not. In the cool of the desert morning, the male flies up to 20 miles to a shallow water hole, then wades in up to his belly. Find out why!