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New York Obtains Boreas Ponds Adirondack Tract
The 20,758 acre Boreas Ponds tract borders the largest wilderness areas in the Adirondacks. It is the last in a string of transactions to acquire former Finch Pruyn lands by the state of New York. It includes 50 miles of rivers and streams, forests and habitat for moose, loons and Bicknell’s Thrush.
International Experts Convene for Bicknell’s Thrush
Twenty-one stakeholders of the International Bicknell's Thrush Conservation Group convened recently in Woodstock, Vermont to launch a revision of the 2010 Conservation Action Plan for this globally rare and vulnerable migratory songbird.
Scientists Combine Bird Survey Data to Identify Vulnerable Boreal Species
Analyses of data from 16 point count programs conducted in spruce-fir forests in the Northeast and Midwest show that populations of four species considered ecological indicators for the boreal forest, Bicknell's thrush, yellow-bellied flycatcher, magnolia warbler and blackpoll warbler, are in significant decline.