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Recent News Releases

Global Bird Populations Steadily Declining, May 5, 2022
Study conclusion mirrors shocking losses previously shown in North America

New Regional Bird Guides Simplify Identification, April 28, 2022
All About Birds series has a book for the birds near you

See How Many Migratory Birds Are Passing Over Your County, April 20, 2022
New visualizations from BirdCast reveal scale of migration above you each night

Critical Period for “Lights Out Texas” Coming Soon, April 14, 2022
More than half of migratory birds that pass through Texas will be aloft

Hear Spring in a Whole New Way with Merlin, April 12, 2022
The free app identifies more than 450 bird species by sound 

Light Pollution Increasing Year-Round for Some Migrating Birds, March 29, 2022
Southeastern U.S., Mexico, & Central America of greatest concern

Do Good for Birds & Science with NestWatch, March 15, 2022
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    Kathi BorgmannCommunications CoordinatorScience Communication • Bird Identification • Breeding Biology • Avian Conservation • Bird Song • Wildlife Restoration Ecology
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    André DhondtDirector, Bird Population StudiesDisease Ecology • Population Ecology • Behavioral Ecology • Evolutionary Ecology • Conservation Biology
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    Charles EldermireBird Cams Project Leader
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    Andrew FarnsworthSenior Research AssociateBird Migration • Aeroecology • Bioacoustics • Radar Ornithology • Climate Change
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    Wesley HochachkaSenior Research AssociatePopulation Ecology • Citizen Science • Ecological Informatics • Disease Ecology
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  • Holger Klinck
    Holger KlinckJohn W. Fitzpatrick Director, K. Lisa Yang Center for Conservation Bioacoustics
  • Frank La Sorte
    Frank La SorteResearch AssociateBird Migration • Climate Change • Urbanization • Biogeography • Macroecology
  • Irby Lovette
    Irby LovetteFuller Professor of Ornithology
  • Kevin J. McGowanSenior Course Developer and Instructor, Bird AcademyCrows • Behavioral Ecology • Ornithological Trivia • Bird Identification • Translating Science to General Audiences
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    Tina PhillipsAssistant DirectorCitizen Science • Evaluation • Learning • Social Science
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    Karen PurcellProject Leader
  • Aaron Rice
    Aaron RicePrincipal EcologistBioacoustics • Conservation Biology • Fish Biology • Marine Ecology • Animal Behavior
  • Amanda Rodewald
    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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    Mya ThompsonCo-Director for Engagement in Science and NatureOnline Learning • Instructional Design • Media Production • Environmental Education • Animal Communication • Science Communication
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    Mike WebsterDirector, Macaulay LibraryAnimal Behavior • Animal Communication • Evolution • Bird Song • Breeding Biology

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