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The AMBC focuses on vast offshore waters of the northwest Atlantic Ocean and diverse coastal habitats from Atlantic Canada to Florida that support migratory marine birds during all stages of their lives. Species that regularly depend on both the Gulf of Mexico and the Atlantic are also an AMBC priority.

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Where We Work

The AMBC focuses on vast offshore waters of the northwest Atlantic Ocean and diverse coastal habitats from Atlantic Canada to Florida that support migratory marine birds during all stages of their lives. Species that regularly depend on both the Gulf of Mexico and the Atlantic are also an AMBC priority.

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Offshore wind farm. Vattenfall, Creative Commons

Recommendations on BOEM Avian Survey Guidelines — AMBC Marine Spatial Planning Working Group

Description: On April 13th, members of the AMBC Marine Spatial Planning Group sent a letter to BOEM leaders and staff, providing recommendations and technical comments for improving BOEM's Guidelines for Providing Avian Survey Information…

Debris cleanup at Petit Manan National Wildlife Refuge

Webinar: Impacts of Marine Debris on Birds in the Gulf of Maine Region – Webinar 2, Filling Information Gaps

March 18, 2021 DESCRIPTION: The second in a 3-webinar series on the impacts of marine debris on birds in the Gulf of Maine Region, this discussion-based webinar brought together around 20 interested…

Entangled Tern

Webinar: Impacts of Marine Debris on Birds in the Gulf of Maine Region

February 16, 2021 DESCRIPTION: This webinar, hosted by USFWS and the NOAA Marine Debris Program, presents results of a literature review-based project initiated in 2020 to compile what is currently known about…

Tracking and Movement Patterns of Black-capped Petrels Captured At-sea

The Black-capped Petrel (Pterodroma hasitata) is a highly endangered seabird in the North Atlantic, is listed as globally Endangered by the International Union for the Conservation of Nature, and is currently being reviewed…

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