Assault on San Antonio’s Waterbirds continues as Audubon Turns their back on the birds.

Assault on San Antonio’s Waterbirds continues as Audubon Turns their back on the birds.

According to Wikipedia: The National Audubon Society is an American non-profit environmental organization dedicated to conservation of birds and their habitats. So, why does it appear that San Antonio’s local Audubon has distanced themselves from “defending” the birds along with their habitats? Is San Antonio Not Big Enough for a Rookery? The Great Egret-the symbol […]

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Congress Passes Audubon-backed Bill to Assess and Monitor Saltwater Lake Ecosystems in the West

Congress Passes Audubon-backed Bill to Assess and Monitor Saltwater Lake Ecosystems in the West

WASHINGTON—Last night, Saline Lake Ecosystems in the Great Basin States Program Act passed the Senate after passing the House last week. This Audubon-backed legislation will establish a scientific monitoring and assessment program to help save the Great Salt Lake and other saline lakes in the West. Rep. Blake Moore (R-UT), Rep. Jared Huffman (D-CA) and […]

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Albania’s pelican colony was bouncing back. Now it faces the threat of a new airport

Albania’s pelican colony was bouncing back. Now it faces the threat of a new airport

Half a dozen Dalmatian pelicans fly off as we approach the Narta lagoon, a marshland near Vlora in south-west Albania. It is a majestic sight – six elegantly soaring birds, with necks tilted back and wingspans almost matching that of an albatross. “They’re juveniles,” says Taulant Bino, head of the Albanian Ornithological Society (AOS). “They […]

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Bird City not so bird friendly- the assault on birds in San Antonio

Bird City not so bird friendly- the assault on birds in San Antonio

The resolution to recognize Migratory Bird Day based on local efforts to achieve “Bird City Texas” designation was approved by San Antonio City Council and passed in December 2020. The resolution states that “Migratory birds face great perils in their annual hemispheric journeys, and the chiming in of local communities to promote awareness can go […]

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