Birds

Yellow-rumped Warbler Photo: Noah Browning/Audubon Photography Awards

Birds in Vermont

Audubon Vermont works under National Audubon’s Atlantic Flyway Initiative to protect birds and their habitats in Vermont.  Our science-based approach works to save birds through conservation, education, and advocacy.  We collaborate with landowners, land managers, government agencies, and private industry to improve habitat quality for priority bird species. Birds that nest in Vermont’s forests, shrublands and grasslands benefit from our habitat restoration efforts on working lands, and Vermont’s endangered species recovery efforts have seen measurable successes throughout the State.

Forest Bird Initiative
Working Lands

Forest Bird Initiative

Keeping Common Birds Common

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Endangered Species Recovery Projects
Endangered Species Recovery

Endangered Species Recovery Projects

Monitoring Species of Greatest Conservation Need

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Champlain Valley Bird Initiative
Working Lands

Champlain Valley Bird Initiative

Helping protect priority birds of the Champlain Valley

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Priority Birds in Vermont

National Audubon has identified 32 priority bird species within the Atlantic Flyway.  These species are threatened in terms of their long-term survival and embody a range of other birds and wildlife that share the same habitat conditions.  Vermont’s priority bird species include species that nest in forests, shrublands, and grasslands.  Learn more...

Bird-Friendly Maple Project
Working Lands

Bird-Friendly Maple Project

Collaborating to keep sugarbush habitat sweet for songbirds

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How to Stop Cats from Killing Birds
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How to Stop Cats from Killing Birds

A cat owner and avian ecologist found an effective solution to a perennial problem. But will other cat owners use it?

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Birds in the News

Yes! More Australian Night Parrots Have Been Discovered
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Yes! More Australian Night Parrots Have Been Discovered

The nocturnal bird is so rare that it was once thought to be extinct. This recent discovery gives its struggling population a big boost.

Should the Whooping Crane Shooter's Fine Have Been Higher?
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Should the Whooping Crane Shooter's Fine Have Been Higher?

The Texas man who killed two of the endangered birds will pay $25,810—one-fifth the cost of raising a single Whooping Crane to adulthood.

The Misadventures of Canuck, the World's Most Infamous Crow
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The Misadventures of Canuck, the World's Most Infamous Crow

The Canadian corvid is a social media star, entertaining and educating people through his various mischievous deeds.

A Bald Eagle Is Somehow Fine After Getting Stuck in a Moving Car's Grille
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A Bald Eagle Is Somehow Fine After Getting Stuck in a Moving Car's Grille

The bird, nicknamed Matthew, miraculously escaped with no major injuries and should be released back into the Florida wild soon.

Disappearing Ice Means New Ways of Life for Arctic Birds
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Disappearing Ice Means New Ways of Life for Arctic Birds

Arctic seabirds are adapting as climate change brings warmer weather, shifting food sources, and a polar bear invasion.

Obama Announces the Atlantic's First Marine Monument, Protecting a Vital Underwater Ecosystem
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Obama Announces the Atlantic's First Marine Monument, Protecting a Vital Underwater Ecosystem

Located off the coast of Cape Cod, the area will be called the Northeast Canyons and Seamounts Marine National Monument and is home to a variety of oceanic wildlife, including overwintering Atlantic Puffins.

Northern Spotted Owls Bullied Onto California's Threatened Species List
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Northern Spotted Owls Bullied Onto California's Threatened Species List

The question now is, can human law save them from a Barred Owl invasion?

Este inusual video de un Águila Cabeza Blanca saqueando un nido de Águilas Pescadoras es un despliegue increíble de velocidad y fuerza
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Este inusual video de un Águila Cabeza Blanca saqueando un nido de Águilas Pescadoras es un despliegue increíble de velocidad y fuerza

El nido está ubicado en la isla Hog, Maine, y es uno desde los que Audubon y Explore.org transmiten videos en vivo todos los años.

The Saltmarsh Sparrow Is Creeping Dangerously Close to Extinction
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The Saltmarsh Sparrow Is Creeping Dangerously Close to Extinction

The bird’s survival hinges on the ocean, but rising waters and shrinking habitat are causing populations to plummet—with no clear solutions.

It’s Essential That We Protect the Atlantic Puffin’s Wintering Grounds
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It’s Essential That We Protect the Atlantic Puffin’s Wintering Grounds

Audubon scientists recently discovered that the puffins overwinter at New England’s biodiverse coral canyons, a habitat deeply in need of protection.

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