Americas
24 Sep 2018

Estero Valenzuela amenazado por desmontes y dragados

Un Área Importante para la Conservación de las Aves y la Biodiversidad en Argentina está en peligro por obras del gobierno que intentan parar inundaciones en la región.
24 Sep 2018

Vital Argentinan marshlands under threat from dredging, clearing

Valenzuela marsh, which we've identified as an Important Bird & Biodiversity Area (IBA) is being threatened by dredging and forest clearance. We're mobilising support and lobbying for another solution to the floods plaguing the region.
A purse seine vessel off the coast of Chile © Luis Cabezas
18 Sep 2018

Going for Green: Chile purse seine project nominated for conservation award

Modifying purse seine nets in Chile seems to offer a promising new way to reduce seabird bycatch. This year, the project has received prestigious recognition from the Latin American Green Awards.
05 Sep 2018

Spix’s Macaw heads list of first bird extinctions confirmed this decade

Eight bird species, including two species of macaw, look set to have their extinctions confirmed following a robust new assessment of Critically Endangered species. The findings reveal a worrying new trend: for the first time, mainland extinctions are outpacing island extinctions
23 Aug 2018

Bird thought extinct rediscovered in Bahamas

The Bahama Nuthatch, an Endangered bird feared to be wiped out by a storm that ripped through Grand Bahama in 2016, has been sighted for the first time in nearly two years. But with less than a handful of individuals remaining, does the bird have a future?

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Mar Chiquita lake harbours most of the planet's Chilean Flamingos © Pablo Rodriguez Merkel
30 Jul 2018

Argentina is about to get its largest National Park

This year’s British Birdwatching Fair will support the creation of Argentina's largest national park, in the process providing a haven to nearly a million flamingos and shorebirds.
23 Jul 2018

Back from the Dead? The Story of the Blue-eyed Ground-Dove.

Just three years ago, the Blue-eyed Ground-Dove was thought to be extinct. Then, after 75 years without a confirmed sighting, twelve individuals were found in the wild. But with such a small population, can the species be saved?
The rufa Red Knot is a sub-species of Red knot that migrates through the Americas © Hans Hillewaert
09 Jul 2018

Red Knots plummet by 25% in a year in Tierra del Fuego

For a while, it looked like they might actually be in recovery. But this year’s census of the American subspecies, the rufa Red Knot, found that numbers have plummeted to an all-time low. The likely cause? Food shortages in Delaware Bay, a crucial feeding stopover site on their migration.
Jane Alexander interview BirdLife
18 Jun 2018

“We all have to become conservationists”: our interview with Jane Alexander

Jane Alexander is an acclaimed actress, author and an impassioned birder who is also a member of BirdLife’s Global Advisory Group. Here, she talks to us about how acting got her into birding, and how the new generation gives her hope.
15 Jun 2018

Bird-friendly beef showcased by Hilton Hotels

A new mode of farming is taking off in South America. The pampas is one the world’s most important grassland biomes: but intensive farming is wearing it down. Now, a scheme for sustainable, bird-friendly meat is getting prestigious recognition.

Who we are

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

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.

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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.

Marvelous Spatuletail © Dubi Shapiro