A Golden Plan for a Turnaround

Originally posted by the Cornell Lab of Ornithology


By Gustave Axelson

The Golden-winged Warbler has had a hard time of it lately. Habitat loss and
competition with a close relative have cut its numbers by three-quarters in the
last 50 years. But a new push of research is uncovering more about the species’
life cycle and habitat requirements. A coalition of agencies and organizations,
spearheaded by the Cornell Lab, has developed a plan to turn the decline around,
create new habitat, and raise the population size by 2050. Read thefull story in Living Bird magazine.