13 Prairie Birds Needing Conservation

The Nature Conservancy’s Prairie Wings project has mapped out the places needing conservation to protect thirteen birds of the prairie/grasslands. These include:

  1. Lark Bunting
  2. Cassin’s Sparrow
  3. Lesser Prairie-Chicken
  4. Greater Prairie-Chicken
  5. Sprague’s Pipit
  6. Ferruginous Hawk
  7. McCown’s Longspur
  8. Scaled Quail
  9. Long-billed Curlew
  10. Baird’s Sparrow
  11. Burrowing Owl
  12. Mountain Plover
  13. Chestnut-collared Longspur

The Nature Conservancy’s site has detailed species profiles on these 13 birds, including the places they are protecting for them. The Nature Conservancy has been a leader on bird conservation and continues to not just provide insight into the problems birds face, but provides solutions to these problems.

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