Results and Publications


A Land Manager's Guide to Improving Habitat for Scarlet Tanagers and other Forest-interior Birds

A Land Manager's Guide to Improving Habitat for Forest Thrushes

Scientific Results:
"Adverse effects of acid rain on the distribution of the Wood Thrush Hylocichla mustelina in North America," in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences .
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read the article
view the Cornell press release
view the PNAS press release

Effects of recreational development on forest-breeding birds in U.S. National Forests: Final report to USDA Forest Service.
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BFL in the Press:
Forests fall silent with acid rain , BBC News
Is Acid Rain Killing Off Wood Thrushes? , National Geographic News, National Geographic Today
Acid Rain Affect's Birds' Diet , The Washington Post
Study points to acid rain in decline of songbirds , Atlanta Journal-Constitution
Acid rain threatening songbirds , The Independent
Acid rain hinders birds' breeding , The Miami Herald
Acid rain may silence songbirds , CBC News
Study Points to Acid Rain in Decline of Songbirds , Natural Resources Defense Council


BFL in Living Bird:
Into the Woods


BFL in Birdscope:

New Directions for BFL
Birds and Forest Recreation
Birders in Forested Landscapes

BFL Analyzes Early Results
Early Looks at Thrush Relationships
The Thrush Still Sings

A Plan for Forests Where Thrushes Can Thrive Spring, 2004
171 Slugs and Counting Spring, 2004 Vol. 18, No. 2
Citizen Science at Work Winter, 2004 Vol. 18, No. 1
Wanted: Birds, Slugs, and Dirt Summer, 2003 Vol. 17, No. 3
Wood Thrush Declines Linked to Acid Rain Autumn, 2002
The Thrush Still Sings Spring, 2002
Birds and Forest Recreation Winter, 2002
The Thrush Still Sings Spring, 2001
Recreational Impact Spring, 2000
Conserving Forest Bird Populations Through Citizen Science Winter, 2000
Early Looks at Thrush Relationships Summer, 1999
Joining Forces Winter, 1999
Taking the Next Step Winter, 1999
Secondary Benefits Summer, 1998
BFL Analyzes Early Results Spring, 1998
Birders in Forested Landscapes Winter, 1998
Birds in Forested Landscapes Spring, 1997