Advancing Black Rail Conservation Along the Atlantic Coast

Black Rail. Brian Tang The Black Rail (BLRA) is a highly secretive marsh bird believed by researchers to [...]

Natural Resources Conservation Service Focus on Black Duck

  In 2016 the USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service  (NRCS) expanded its successful ‘Working Lands for Wildlife” (WLFW) program from [...]

Coordinated Conservation for Saltmarsh Sparrow

  Setting a Population Objective for Saltmarsh Sparrow Drives Coordinated Conservation For each of our flagship species, we aim to [...]

ACJV Releases Black Duck Decision Support Tool

  The ACJV and partners (Black Duck Joint Venture [BDJV], Ducks Unlimited [DU] and University of Massachusetts) with funding from [...]

American Oystercatcher

American Oystercatcher is a noticeable shorebird if you are lucky enough to see one along the Atlantic Coast. It’s a [...]

American Black Duck

Black Duck were once the most abundant species in eastern North America. Often mistaken for a female Mallard, their once [...]

Painted Bunting

The Painted Bunting is like a flying rainbow. A fairly common finch in coastal and south-central U.S., their bright colors [...]

Prothonotary Warbler

The Prothonotary Warbler is a beautiful sight with it’s yellow-orange head and breast and gray wings. It’s found in southern-wooded [...]

Reddish Egret

Reddish Egret have a large range across the southern portions of the U.S. but their habitat is restricted to a [...]

Semipalmated Sandpiper

The Semipalmated Sandpiper is one of the more common “peeps” we see along the Atlantic Coast. Shorebird populations as a [...]

Swallow-tailed Kite

The Swallow-tailed Kite is a raptor found in the southeastern U.S. and winters in South America. It preys upon flying [...]

Wood Thrush

Wood Thrush live in deciduous forests of the northern U.S. Their brown backs and brown-spotted breast blend into the forest [...]