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  • Who we are

    The BirdLife Americas Partnership is a growing network of national conservation NGOs, working hard joining-up conservation between the Canadian tundra and Tierra del Fuego. Read more about BirdLife Americas


  • What we do

    BirdLife America’s Partnership published a directory of the 2,450 most important sites for birds so far identified in all 57 countries or territories in the Americas. Read more about our Programmes in Americas


  • Where we work

    Of the world's 10,000+ species of birds, around 4,500 are found in the Americas, as well as several of the highest ranking countries for threatened bird species. Read more about our regional network.

     


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Birding and kayaking on Caño Tiburones

The future of Caño Tiburones hangs on a thread

Wed, 27/04/2016 - 17:57

The wind in your hair, the sound of birds, you’re paddling down 30km of estuarine channels in Puerto Rico’s largest wetland. Lost in the moment, you might not realise that this small paradise is under attack.

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Plovers, cows and gauchos on the grasslands of the Southern Cone. Photo: Alianza del Pastizal (Grasslands Alliance)

Conservation cowboy cooperation receives international recognition

Fri, 18/03/2016 - 17:32

It’s all about cooperation, conserving South America’s natural grasslands from agricultural intensification... Southern Cone Grasslands Alliance honoured for outstanding conservation achievement award.

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Audubon becomes bilingual to serve Spanish-speakers

Thu, 17/03/2016 - 21:52

The National Audubon Society (BirdLife in the US), has expanded its online offerings to serve Spanish-speaking audiences in the U.S. and Latin America. Audubon's goal is to broaden awareness of birds and bird conservation.

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Major Mitchell's Cockatoo (Cacatua leadbeteri), a non-threatened arid Australian parrot (Photo: Chris Parnell)

Study identifies parrots as most-threatened bird group

Thu, 18/02/2016 - 22:50

Scientists, including staff from BirdLife International and the Australian National University, have published new research indicating that parrots (Psittaciformes) are among the most threatened groups of bird species, with 28% of extant species (111 out of 398) classified as globally threatened on the IUCN Red List.

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Endangered seabirds to get United States boost?

Thu, 11/02/2016 - 16:09

Globally threatened seabirds have been given a boost by a proposed new law in the United States. Congressman Alan Lowenthal has introduced legislation that would enable U.S.

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Unidos para salvar al tordo amarillo

Fri, 18/12/2015 - 23:13

Desde hace varios meses, en Aves Argentinas (BirdLife en Argentina) estamos muy preocupados por una especie en particular: el tordo amarillo, típica de los pastizales naturales y humedales pampeanos, que se extendían en el siglo pasado desde el sur de Misiones hasta el sur de Buenos Aires. Hoy mantiene unos pocos reductos en el sur de Entre Ríos (Gualeguaychú y alrededores), el noroeste correntino y sur misionero.

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The chronicles of the Saffron-cowled Blackbird

Fri, 18/12/2015 - 20:02

A beautiful story of how a group of people started changing the future of Saffron-cowled Blackbirds.

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Unlikely bedfellows from across the Americas meet every year at the Ranchers’ Gathering to share ideas and expertise on how to save natural grasslands from agricultural intensification. Photo: Alianza del Pastizal (Grasslands Alliance)

Americas’ Conservation Cowboys

Thu, 10/12/2015 - 11:10

Unlikely bedfellows from across the Americas meet every year at the Ranchers’ Gathering to share ideas and expertise on how to save natural grasslands from agricultural intensification

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Douglas Rainsford Tompkins, 72, one of the Earth’s foremost conservationists

Defender of nature Douglas Tompkins dies in tragic accident

Wed, 09/12/2015 - 14:34

Douglas Rainsford Tompkins, 72, one of the Earth’s foremost conservationists, died following a kayaking accident in Chilean Patagonia. Douglas and his wife, Kristin McDivitt Tompkins, have supported conservation projects which included acquiring roughly 2.2 million acres in Patagonia to make the world’s largest private nature reserve.

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