Bird populations in steep decline in North America, study finds

North America has more than a billion fewer birds than it did 40 years ago, with the snowy owl and the chimney swift just two of the better-known species in dramatic decline across the continent, a recent survey has found.

The Globe and Mail

Last updated on 16 September 2016

Type: 
Media Watch
Region: 
North America
Threats: 
Habitat loss and degradation
Agriculture and aquaculture
Residential and commercial development
Climate Change
Species: 
Bubo scandiacus