BirdLife: The Magazine Apr-Jun 2018 - Page 12

Year Bird OF THE To mark the centennial of the US Migratory Bird Treaty Act (MBTA), BirdLife is joining forces with National Geographic, Cornell Lab of Ornithology and our US Partner, Audubon, to celebrate the wonder of birds through a year of storytelling. But a recent reinterpretation of the MBTA means we need to stand up and sing for the rights of migratory birds louder and prouder than ever Margaret Sessa-Hawkins 12 birdlife • apr-jun 2018