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Silent Seashores?

By Cynthia Berger

Scientists and conservationists team up to protect imperiled migratory shorebirds.

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This Issue


Working Lands as Wild Lands

When private landowners commit to stewardship, grassland wildlife thrive.


Fence flagging

Flag a Fence, Save a Sage-Grouse

A low-tech tool is preventing sage-grouse deaths while teaching youth about conservation.

Habitat Tips

Rufous Hummingbird by Alandra Palisser

Helping Backyard Birds Beat the Heat

Equipped with adaptations for keeping cool, birds still can use some help from humans during the long, hot summer.

Science Sleuths

Windows and birds

Searching for Bird-Safe Windows

With building collisions killing up to a billion birds a year, scientists strive to make safer window glass that consumers will agree to use.

Bird Behavior

Osprey by Helen Steussy

Winging It With Ospreys

Scientists are revealing secrets about the birds’ long-distance migrations as well as summer and winter behaviors.

Bird Photography

Ruby-throated Hummingbird by Rolf Nussbaumer

Tips for Photographing Hummingbirds

Two top professionals share their secrets for taking sharp images of these fast flights of fancy.

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