The Takeaway

Half of All North American Birds Threatened by Climate Change

Friday, September 12, 2014

The National Audubon Society says many species will be forced to find new habitat over the next 65 years. Some will survive, but many others will not.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

It's Bird Week

Tuesday, May 03, 2011

New York Times senior producer at the Metro desk Emily Rueb discusses the launch of the WNYC and New York Times collaboration for Bird Week. The New York Times and WNYC are collaborating to create an interactive map of bird-watching spots throughout the five boroughs as part of Bird Week, a celebration of avian life in the city. Plus, bird-watching expert Tom Stephenson answers questions about bird-watching in our area.

To Participate: Tell us your favorite place in the city to watch birds. Text BIRD to 30644 from your cellphone and follow the instructions to submit the location and your most recent bird sighting. We’ll present the map with highlights of your contributions by the end of the week. 

Go here for more information.

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City Buildings Dim Their Lights for Migrating Birds

Wednesday, August 18, 2010

Some of New York City’s iconic skyscrapers are joining a campaign to dim their lights this fall to help millions of migrating birds.