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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.

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Armonía's Alternative Feather programme is protecting the rare Blue-throated Macaw © Wendy Willis

A new hope for the Blue-throated Macaw

Fri, 13/01/2017
A successful programme geared towards promoting the use of artificial feathers in ceremonial headdresses gives renewed hope for the survival of the Blue-throated Macaw.
Jaguar approaching © Eric Kilby

Tracking jaguars in Paraguay’s hot, dry Chaco Plains

Tue, 10/01/2017
400 camera traps are being set up across the Chaco Plains of South America, to reveal the damage deforestation is having on the mammals who stalk this untamed region.
No photographs of a live Cryptic Treehunter have been made public. Above, the similar looking Alagoas Foliage-gleaner © Ciro Albano

Cryptic by name, cryptic by nature

Thu, 22/12/2016
The Cryptic Treehunter is so elusive, researchers are not even sure it still exists anymore. What other species are we losing before they can even be discovered?
Cuban Tody, a common but endemic species of Cuba © Sergey Uryadnikov

Reinvesting in Caribbean nature conservation

Thu, 15/12/2016
New study will identify Key Biodiversity Areas in the Caribbean - an opportunity for grassroots organizations to get much needed support and scale up their efforts.
Magellanic Penguins in their burrow © Australis Photography

Protecting the penguins of Patagonia

Mon, 12/12/2016
A group of Argentinean researchers have been surveying and assessing colonies of a Near Threatened penguin species - with encouraging results.
Ruby-throated Hummingbird in flight colorful background © Steve Byland

Planting native species to help birds

Mon, 12/12/2016
In the fall of 2016 Audubon (BirdLife US) launched the Plants for Birds programme, which encourages and empowers people in the US to support birds by planting native species.
Dominican charcoal is transported to the main road leading to Port-au-Prince in makeshift sailboats across Lake Azuei © Juan Carlos Castañeda

Adding fuel to a fire

Tue, 29/11/2016
Death By A Thousand Cuts takes us to the heart of Hispaniola, a Caribbean island split between those who protect the forest, and those who cut it down to survive.
Ruddy-headed Geese © Matías Romano

New study reveals alarming decline of Patagonian geese

Tue, 22/11/2016
In the early 20th century, tens of thousands of Ruddy-headed Geese crowded the deserts of Patagonia. Today, they have become a rare sight. Worryingly, a new study reveals reintroduction might not be possible.