We're six months into a journey across the continent to research a book for Simon & Schuster on bird conservation. Here's Beverly's take on the many fascinating birds, dedicated people and a few wrong turns along the way.
Greetings from Yellowstone National Park, where Anders and I have just passed the 10,000-mile mark on a cross-country birding safari we started almost six months ago. Our quest to find some of the …
In other U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service bird news, it has proposed to allow the Mt. Ranier white-tailed ptarmigan to be listed as "threatened" under the federal Endangered Species Act. These approvals for listing seem to be about as rare as the endangered birds themselves in the past few years. And although the bird will gain all sorts of protections when it's officially listed, its prospects aren't great. Read all about it here:
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service proposes listing a bird found in the North Cascades as threatened under the Endangered Species Act due to the likelihood that climate change will shrink its high-elevation habitat throughout the state.