Environment

New report sounds alarm on state of North American birds

One third of North America’s native bird species are in decline, according to a report released May18th
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One third of North America’s native bird species are in decline, according to a report released by the North American Bird Conservation Initiative on May 18.

The State of North America’s Birds Report 2016 compiled data on all species native to Canada, the United States and Mexico and calls for greater conservation efforts to protect the hundreds of species at a moderate to high risk of extinction. Here are some of the report’s key figures:

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Key figures from the 2016 State of North America’s Birds Report. Click to enlarge. (Infographic: Jenny Chew/Michela Rosano)

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