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New Study Reveals Population Estimate and Abundance Map for Rare Bicknell’s Thrush in the U.S.
New research by the Vermont Center for Ecostudies (VCE) has revealed that Bicknell’s Thrush likely have one of the smallest population sizes – about 71,000 adult birds – of any migratory songbird within the contiguous U.S. These findings were published in the research journal Ecosphere by lead authors Jason Hill and John Lloyd.
Saving a Rare Songbird - Hemispheric Conservation Action Plan for Bicknell's Thrush Updated
The revised Conservation Action Plan for Bicknell’s Thrush provides the updated consensus of the International Bicknell’s Thrush Conservation Group (IBTCG), an alliance of scientists, conservationists, and governments, about the primary threats facing Bicknell’s Thrush and the actions that may help mitigate those threats across the hemisphere.
Guidelines for Managing Bicknell's Thrush Habitat in the U.S.
A new document, Guidelines for Managing Bicknell’s Thrush Habitat in the United States, describes how to promote habitat conditions and processes that will help sustain Bicknell’s thrushes and other disturbance-adapted mountain birds in the US Northeast. A common understanding of the habitats and practices that benefit this vulnerable species will help secure its future as an icon of the Northeast’s most remote forests.