Support
Subscribe
Subscribe to BirdNote

Sign up to receive a weekly email preview of the following week's shows!

Sign Up
Support BirdNote

Help BirdNote tell more stories, reach more people, and inspire action.

DONATE

You are here

Environment for the Americas

BirdNote partners with Environment for the Americas (EFTA) to promote International Migratory Bird Day and bird conservation education.

Environment for the Americas is home of International Migratory Bird Day (IMBD). IMBD was created in 1993 to celebrate bird migration and motivate conservation action on behalf of birds. IMBD events and programs are now hosted year-round at more than 550 sites from Canada to Colombia. Learn more about Environment for the Americas.

International Migratory Bird Day is celebrated in May -- but you can celebrate throughout the entire year! Find an event near you.


There's a new poster every year - here's the artwork for a recent poster.

Art by Barry Kent MacKay is featured on the front. The poster back has information about life cycles and their importance to bird conservation. 

Learn More >>


Want to create your own event? Here's the first step.

A Sampling of BirdNote Shows Featuring International Migratory Bird Day

 

Bobolinks and Grasslands

Male Bobolinks are first to arrive on their breeding grounds in the grasslands. Why are there fewer Bobolinks than in decades past? Listen >>

 

 

International Migratory Bird Laws

In May, we celebrate migratory birds, including this Common Yellowthroat. The Migratory Bird Treaty Act of 1918 gave much needed protection to birds, especially migratory songbirds. Listen >>

 

 

Veracruz, River of Raptors

The annual flow of 5.5. million migrating raptors funnels through Veracruz, Mexico includes birds from all over eastern North America. Listen >>

 

 

Cerulean Warblers Link Conservation
On Two Continents

The Cerulean Warbler is one of the most threatened birds in the US. 2,500 miles separate its breeding grounds in the Appalachian Mountains from the Andes Mountains where it winters. Listen >>

 

Home
Shows
Galleries
More