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Study: More Than One Way to Build a Black Bird, November 1, 2022
Research highlights quirks of remote island evolution

Free Mapping Tool  to Help Improve Bird Conservation and Land Protection, October 27, 2022
Tool merges relevant data for 14 northeastern states

Study: Migrating Birds Attracted by Light Pollution Face Higher Toxic Chemical Exposure, Oct. 25, 2022 
Gulf of Mexico states of special concern

FeederWatchers Are More Important than Ever, October 18, 2022
Halting the decline of bird populations requires data

2022 U.S. State of the Birds Report Reveals Widespread Losses, October 12, 2022
Birds in all habitats declining–except for one

Small Garden Bird Has an Outsized Impact, September 28, 2022
Paul C. Mundinger Distinguished Lectureship, open to the public on October 6

Migration Celebration Returns! September 6, 2022
Be there in person or online for free events

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    Amanda RodewaldGarvin Professor and Senior Director, Center for Avian Population Studies
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    Viviana Ruiz GutierrezAssistant Director, Center for Avian Population Studies • Program Leader, Conservation ScienceApplied Population Ecology • Conservation Science • Quantitative Ecology • Tropical Ecology and Conservation
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