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April 2023 News

Catch Up on Common Nighthawks

In case you missed it, you can now watch the recorded conversation with author and researcher Gretchen Newberry as she takes us into the hidden world of the Common Nighthawk. Gretchen shared her research journey and conservation strategies for this poorly-understood species whose populations—like those of many birds which eat insects—are on the decline. Watch the recorded nighthawk webinar here.

Create an Insect Buffet for Birds

Continuing our efforts to shine a light on a group of birds needing conservation attention, we have recently published a quick guide to helping aerial insectivores. Download this free guide to learn simple steps you can take to support various aerial insectivores such as nighthawks, swallows, martins, swifts, and flycatchers. Feel free to share with those who maintain landscapes you care about (e.g., homeowner’s associations, workplace sustainability committees, golf courses, building managers, and others).

Our Annual Report is Here

The yearly NestWatch Digest is now available! Our annual report is a review of the 2022 nesting data and includes research highlights, data summaries, and some of our favorite participant photos. We hope you enjoy reviewing our findings from the previous nesting season; you can download the report here.

Cornell Lab of Ornithology

Cornell Lab of Ornithology