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American Bird Conservancy

BirdNote partners with the American Bird Conservancy to promote an Americas-wide landscape where native bird species and their habitats are protected.


The mission of the non-profit, U.S.-based, American Bird Conservancy (ABC) is to conserve native birds and their habitats throughout the Americas.  ABC acts across the full spectrum of threats to birds to safeguard the rarest bird species, restore habitats, and reduce threats, unifying and strengthening the bird conservation movement.

Learn more about American Bird Conservancy.


Enjoy a sample of BirdNote Shows that feature the American Bird Conservancy: 


Extinction and Islands

George Wallace of American Bird Conservancy explains
that a long period of evolution in isolation gives rise
to specialized island species. Listen >>



Bird-friendly Glass

Christine Sheppard, who manages the Bird Collisions
Campaign for American Bird Conservancy, explains. 
Listen >>



Palila and American Bird Conservancy

Learn about ABC's work to save one of the most
endangered birds on Hawaii's Big Island.
Listen >>



Saving Hawaii's Birds

American Bird Conservancy and other organizations
are working to make Hawaiian birds a top national
priority for conservation. Listen >>



Cerulean Warblers Link Conservation
On Two Continents

The Cerulean Warbler is one of the most threatened
birds in the US. American Bird Conservancy is working
to save this bird and its two homes. Listen >>



Millerbirds Return to the Island of Laysan

In September 2011, the research vessel Searcher
sailed for Laysan Island from the Hawaiian island
of Nihoa. It carried eight biologists from American
Bird Conservancy and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife
Service - and 24 Millerbirds. Listen >>



Long-billed Curlew -
Singing over the Grassland

The Long-billed Curlew is North America's largest
shorebird, and it breeds in western grassland.
American Bird Conservancy is protecting habitat
in the prairies of Montana.  Listen >>



Important Bird Areas

ABC identifies globally significant, high-quality habitats
for birds as “Important Bird Areas” or IBAs. These areas
help millions of birds that live in or migrate through
the US. Listen >>



Cats and Birds

American Bird Conservancy says that about 80 million
pet cats, plus 60 to 100 million homeless or feral ones,
kill more than 500 million birds every year in the U.S.
How about building a catio! Listen >>