Our Silent Skies: 3.1 Billion Birds Lost

Birds that reside in the grasslands have been hit the hardest, potentially due to the effect of increasing agriculture in the fertile grasslands of the West. The land is cleared, tilled, and sprayed with herbicides and pesticides, draining the earth of insect life that is beneficial to the crops, subsequently starving the birds to death. … Continue reading Our Silent Skies: 3.1 Billion Birds Lost