Partners in Flight (PIF) Awards recognize exceptional contributions to the field of landbird conservation in the categories of investigations, lifetime achievement, leadership, public awareness, and stewardship.
Honors an individual or group that conducts outstanding research and/or contributes scientific data and interpretations
that improve our understanding of avian ecology, habitat management, or other scientific factors important to the PIF initiative.
SALTMARSH HABITAT & AVIAN RESEARCH PROGRAM (SHARP)
For research to describe the abundance, distribution, population sizes, and
demographic rates of tidal-marsh obligate birds in the Northeastern U.S.
WESTERN GREAT LAKES NATIONAL FOREST BIRD MONITORING
For its long-term forest bird monitoring in the Western Great Lakes region
of the U.S. over a period of 20 years.
LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARDS
Honors an individual who has contributed over the whole of his or her career to advancing PIF bird conservation efforts
through leadership, investigations, public awareness and/or stewardship activities.
For a lifetime of bird conservation across the Western Hemisphere.
For his remarkable career and genius. He retired in 2016 after 28 years
as founder and Executive Director of The Institute for Bird Populations (IBP).
For his life-long leadership in almost every major PIF initiative and advancement
since PIF was formed in 1990.
For his life-long dedication and commitment to advancing the work of PIF
in the Midwest, nationally and internationally.
Honors an individual or group that demonstrates outstanding guidance and direction
that contributes, or has contributed to, advancing PIF conservation efforts.
For his leadership in bird conservation across the Americas as
President of the American Bird Conservancy (ABC).
For his leadership in bird and habitat conservation in the
arid western U.S., the southwestern U.S., and in northwestern Mexico.
For his exemplary leadership in the conservation of Caribbean birds.
ALINA PÉREZ HERNÁNDEZ
For her international landbird conservation leadership in the Gulf of Mexico region and beyond.
Do you know someone who has made major contributions to landbird conservation?
Nominate an individual or group for a Partners in Flight Award!