Coffee drinkers can support coffee farmers, birds, and biodiversity by drinking Smithsonian Bird Friendly® certified coffees.
Smithsonian scientists developed the Bird Friendly® certification for coffee farms that practice sustainable farming methods and preserve habitat for birds. As you drink your morning cup of coffee or satisfy your sweet tooth, check out the Smithsonian’s Bird Friendly website to learn about retailers, roasters, importers, Bird Friendly farms and Smithsonian Bird Friendly® products.
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About the Smithsonian Migratory Bird Center
The Smithsonian Migratory Bird Center is dedicated to understanding, conserving and championing the grand phenomenon of bird migration. Founded in 1991, and located at the Smithsonian's National Zoo in Washington, D.C., SMBC programs help raise awareness about migratory birds and the need to protect diverse habitats across the Western Hemisphere.
Learn more about how the Smithsonian helps migratory birds.
The Smithsonian's National Zoo and Conservation Biology Institute
The Smithsonian’s National Zoo in Washington, D.C. invites visitors to soar into its newly renovated Bird House. The innovative exhibit is the first of its kind to explore the fascinating world of migratory songbirds, waterfowl and shorebirds native to North, Central and South American ecosystems. Visitors can see over fifty species of birds, and bilingual panels—in English and Spanish—tell the story of how migratory birds connect communities and contribute to healthy ecosystems across the Americas.