Forest Resources

Top 10 New York Forest Birds

Without picking favorites, here are some of the birds that depend on New York's forests for feeding, nesting, and raising young.
Black-throated Blue Warbler. Photo: Dennis Church/Flickr (CC BY-NC-ND 2.0)
Black-throated Blue Warbler. Photo: Dennis Church/Flickr (CC BY-NC-ND 2.0)
Forest Resources

Top 10 New York Forest Birds

Without picking favorites, here are some of the birds that depend on New York's forests for feeding, nesting, and raising young.

The populations of many of these forest-dwelling birds have declined in recent decades, mostly due to loss of habitat. But your land can help! Woodland birds require different types, ages, and structures of forests for feeding, breeding, and care of fledglings. Click here to download Audubon New York's guide to 10 forest birds and what habitat types they need.

Audubon is working across the Atlantic Flyway with forest owners and managers to integrate the habitat needs of birds into forest management planning and activities—to create forests that work for birds and people. Get to know these 10 forest birds and explore your property to find out which of them may be residing there!

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New York Forest Birds

Use this guide to get to know 10 of the nearly 50 priority forest birds that Audubon is working to conserve in New York.

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