Ecosystems

Our Work on Migratory Bird Conservation

According to experts, wild bird populations in the continental United States and Canada have declined by almost 30% since 1970. As a result of human disturbances and habitat degradation, migratory birds have been identified as a priority group of species in need of conservation. We work with communities along bird migration routes to conserve habitats, raise awareness and develop ecotourism linked to bird migration cycles.

Tools and Resources

Conserving Shorebirds and Their Habitat Through a Network of Key Sites Across the Americas

WHSRN is a science-based, partnership-driven, conservation initiative for protecting the ecological integrity of critical habitats for shorebirds throughout the Americas.

Related Publications

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Identification of Important Semipalmated Sandpiper and Red Knot Sites Along the North American Atlantic and Pacific Flyways

The inventory of key sites for Semipalmated Sandpiper and Red Knot was compiled from published information sources and...