State of the Birds at a Glance
The trends for our nation’s birds reveal a vital message. Birds are declining overall in every habitat except in wetlands, where decades of investment have resulted in dramatic gains.
Conservation works when we give birds and nature a chance. Let’s do more to save our nation’s birds and benefit people in every state.
At a Glance
Three Billion Birds Lost
1 in 4 breeding birds have been lost from the United States and Canada in the past 50 years.
70 Tipping Point Species in the United States
These 70 species have collectively lost 2/3 of their populations in the past 50 years, and are on track to lose another 50% in the next 50 years.
Downward Trends Across the Board
Birds across the U.S. show downward trends in every habitat except in wetlands, where comebacks of waterfowl show the power of funding and policy investments.