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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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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.

Americas Argentina Preventing Extinctions - Americas

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

Americas Argentina Grasslands - Pastizales del Cono Sur

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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Conservation hero award for helping to save wetland

Wed, 02/12/2015 - 19:43

The Disney Conservation Fund announced its 2015 "Disney Conservation Heroes" - people whose efforts help to save wildlife, protect habitats, and educate communities. Rosabel Miro, Executive Director of Panama Audubon Society (BirdLife in Panama) is one of this year's heroes.

Americas Panama Important Bird and Biodiversity Areas (IBAs)

Saving the Humboldt Penguin in Central Chile

Mon, 16/11/2015 - 17:52

Please help CODEFF achieve on the ground conservation by supporting their campaign #PenguinProject.

Americas Chile Important Bird and Biodiversity Areas (IBAs) - Americas

Guacamayos rojos  © Hernán Povedano

El regreso de un grande: el guacamayo rojo vuelve a Argentina

Tue, 03/11/2015 - 15:34

Despues de casi doscientos años, los primeros guacamayos rojos han sido liberados en el noreste de Argentina. El socio de BirdLife, Aves Argentinas, nos cuenta como han traído a este gigante del mundo de los guacamayos a su antigua área distribución.

Americas Argentina Preventing Extinctions - Americas

Green-winged Macaw © Heather Paul

The return of a giant: Green-winged Macaw back in Argentina

Mon, 02/11/2015 - 17:31

After an almost two hundred-year disappearance, the first Green-winged macaws have been released in northeastern Argentina. BirdLife Partner Aves Argentinas describes how they brought this giant of the parrot world back into their former range.

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Chestnut Capped Piha Lipaugus weberi. Photo: Andy and Gill Swash

Actualización de la Lista Roja 2015 – los cambios para las Américas

Thu, 29/10/2015 - 14:23

Tras esta actualización de la Lista Roja de 2015, en la región se encuentran un total de 583 especies en categorías de amenaza a nivel mundial (En Peligro Crítico, En Peligro y Vulnerables), lo que representa algo más del 42% de todas las especies amenazadas del mundo.

Americas Preventing Extinctions - Americas