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Americas

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.

Support us

Support us

When you give to BirdLife you are helping us to go beyond today to impact the future. Read about how you can support us

Where we work

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.

Captive Spix's Macaw © Al Wabra Wildlife Preservation

Spix’s Macaw reappears in Brazil

Fri, 24/06/2016
It was Grandpa’s dream: to see his favourite bird, Spix’s Macaw, fly again over the skies of Curaçá, small town of about 20,000, in the dry Caatinga area in Bahia, Brazil.
Turquoise-browed Motmot © Gerwin Filius

Celebrating the colourful Motmot in the Yucatan Birdfair

Fri, 10/06/2016
The bright plumage of the Turquoise-browed Motmot inspired the creation of the Motmot Festival in the Mexican state of Yucatan, one of the most important areas for birds in the country.
Toh o Momoto cejiazul © Gerwin Filius

Festival de las Aves Toh en Yucatán

Thu, 09/06/2016
La magia del plumaje azul turquesa del pájaro relojero Toh inspiró hace 15 años la creación del Festival de las Aves Toh en Yucatán, una de las regiones más importantes para las aves en México.
Shy Albatross © Albatross Task Force

High-seas heroes saving albatrosses from extinction: a decade of success

Wed, 08/06/2016
In 2004, 19 of the world’s 22 albatross species were threatened with extinction, due largely to commercial fishing practices. An international team of expert instructors has since spent a decade working with fishermen refining techniques to prevent these magnificent seabirds from needlessly dying behind fishing boats and has had great success!
Greater Sage Grouse has a high concern score © May Haga

New report shows alarming state of North-American birds

Thu, 02/06/2016
Since the seventies, millions of North American birds have disappeared and a third of species are now of conservation concern, a new report reveals.
Yellow Cardinal, Fran Alverja

Bird friendly beef in Porto Alegre’s market

Wed, 25/05/2016
SAVE Brasil has managed to bring bird-friendly beef with the seal of the Grasslands Alliance into Brazilian markets. But why is grass-fed beef such good news for birds?
These are the first ever photos of the Critically Endangered Blue-eyed Ground-dove © Rafael Bessa

Extremely rare 'Species X' rediscovered in Brazil after 75 year disappearance

Mon, 23/05/2016
The blue eyes of an extremely rare bird hadn’t been seen for nearly a century. In one of the most extraordinary stories in Brazilian conservation, a group of researchers have announced the comeback of the Blue-eyed Ground-dove. These are the first ever photos.
Chirriras. Photo: Ela Cruz, SOPI

The future of Caño Tiburones hangs on a thread

Wed, 27/04/2016
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.