Species by Program

Audubon and the America Bird Conservancy have joined forces to rally conservationists around America's most imperiled birds. WatchList 2007, a new analysis from these leading bird conservation organizations, uses the latest available research from the bird conservation community along with citizen science data from the Christmas Bird Count and the annual Breeding Bird Survey to identify 176 species in the continental U.S. and 38 in Hawaii that are in need of immediate conservation help. It is a call to action to save species fighting for survival amid a convergence of environmental challenges, including habitat loss, invasive species and global warming.

Arizona Woodpecker

Picoides arizonae

Type: Species_profile | From: National Audubon Society Birds
  • 200,000

Ashy Storm-Petrel

Oceanodroma homochroa

Type: Species_profile | From: National Audubon Society Birds
  • 5,000-15,000

Audubon's Oriole

Icterus graduacauda

Type: Species_profile | From: National Audubon Society Birds
  • 200,000

Bar-tailed Godwit

Limosa lapponica

Type: Species_profile | From: National Audubon Society Birds
  • 1,085,000

Bay-breasted Warbler

Dendroica castanea

Type: Species_profile | From: National Audubon Society Birds
  • 3.1 million

Black Rosy-Finch

Leucosticte atrata

Type: Species_profile | From: National Audubon Society Birds
  • 20,000

Black Swift

Cypseloides niger

Type: Species_profile | From: National Audubon Society Birds
  • 150,000

Blue-winged Warbler

Vermivora pinus

Type: Species_profile | From: National Audubon Society Birds
  • 390,000

Brewer's Sparrow

Spizella breweri

Type: Species_profile | From: National Audubon Society Birds
  • 16 million

Bristle-thighed Curlew

Numenius tahitiensis

Type: Species_profile | From: National Audubon Society Birds
  • 10,000