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Endangered Birds

As Global Temperatures Rise, Beloved State Birds Are Deciding to Leave the U.S.

David Yarnold | Posted 11.17.2014 | Green
David Yarnold

As global temperatures rise, as weather patterns shift, as vital bird habitats dwindle and disappear, familiar and beloved species will leave for more suitable locales or die out completely.

No Endangered Birds Killed By Wood Chipper, Feds Say

AP | Posted 07.14.2014 | Green

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — No endangered birds died in a wood chipper earlier this month as a company trimmed trees outside a Northern California post o...

Saudi Prince Reportedly Killed About 2,000 Endangered Birds

The Huffington Post | Emily Thomas | Posted 04.22.2014 | Green

A Saudi prince reportedly hunted and killed about 2,000 houbara bustards -- birds that are considered to be on the brink of extinction -- during a saf...

Nepal's 'Bird Brother' Wants To Save The Crows

Reuters | Gopal Sharma | Posted 01.23.2014 | Green

By Gopal Sharma KATHMANDU (Reuters) - A young man with a microphone stepped onto a small stage and cawed like a crow. Minutes later, hu...

LOOK: Some Of The World's Rarest Birds

Posted 04.07.2013 | Green

A unique competition to photograph some of the world's rarest birds has produced incredible pictures. The effort, sponsored by BirdLife Internation...

Big Conservation Benefits a Little Bird

Michelle Brown | Posted 11.12.2012 | Green
Michelle Brown

Bicknell's thrush (scientific name, Catharus bicknelli) is one of the rarest birds to inhabit the high elevation forests of the Adirondacks. They face pressures, primarily from deforestation, and the population has been in decline.

2 Rare Chicks Hatch At National Zoo

AP | Posted 05.15.2012 | Green

WASHINGTON (AP) — National Zoo officials say two rare Guam rail chicks have hatched there. The birds are extinct in the wild. The sma...

Why Is This Native Bird In Danger?

| Posted 05.06.2012 | San Francisco

This article comes to us courtesy of California Watch. By Susanne Rust If the climate continues to warm and development doesn't slow down, the f...

WATCH: The Majestic Endangered Albatross

Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

From BBC Earth: A bird that lives as long in legends as it does life: The Albatross remains one of most majestic of all of the Antarctic birds. Th...

California Condor Chick Hatches: Baby Bird Is First In More Than 100 Years Born In Federal Park

AP | TRACIE CONE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

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