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You hit the nail on the head here, which highlights how limited in scope many of our conservation efforts on the behalf of migratory birds have been. In the U.S., we already have our hands full trying to preserve breeding habitat but a the same time, wintering grounds are being converted to resorts at an alarming rate. I visited the Bahamas a couple of winters ago and while I was thrilled to spot so many warblers, I was equally appalled to see construction and development everywhere!

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