Monday, May 23, 2011

Health of Great Lakes Birds

From the Great Lakes Echo:

Several species of birds in the Great Lakes region are making a comeback, according to a recent report.

Federal officials documented the successes and the challenges facing several bird species on U.S. public lands in the 2011 State of the Birds report.

Two success stories are from within the Great Lakes region – the Bartel Grassland restoration project outside of Chicago, Ill., and the state of the Kirtland’s warbler in Michigan.

Link to rest of article.

Link to full report.

image of yellow-billed loon from 2011 state of the birds report.