State of the Birds: As bird populations continue to decline, N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission biologists focus on protecting species of greatest conservation need
Written by Sara H. Schweitzer, Christine Kelly, John Carpenter, Carmen Johnson and Scott Anderson; with photographs by Melissa McGaw and illustrations by Liz Bradford
This article highlights the work of North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission biologists and partners to identify threats to bird populations and habitats, and to alleviate these threats whenever possible. Partners in Flight and our 30th anniversary are featured in the inset on page 27. The article originally appeared in Wildlife in North Carolina‘s September-October 2020 issue.