Hawaiian Stilt

Hawaiian Stilt

The Audubon Society has conducted annual bird counts across the country since 1900.  That century of records provides a valuable record over time and gives us insights into changes that have taken place and how birds may adapt to climate change.  Some birds will adapt; some will go extinct.  The future will have a drying trend coupled with more severe storms.  Birds that depend on wetlands will be in trouble.  For a more complete discussion read this article.

How will millions adapt as coastal areas are flooded and crops are devastated by drought?  How will ecosystems change over the next century?  Will the world come together to avert the disaster of run away global warming?  Seven degrees of global warming is not a legacy I want to leave my great-grandchild.