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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.

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...

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

Conservation cowboy cooperation receives...

Fri, 18/03/2016
It’s all about cooperation, conserving South America’s natural grasslands from agricultural intensification... Southern Cone Grasslands Alliance honoured for outstanding conservation achievement award.

Audubon becomes bilingual to serve Spanish-...

Thu, 17/03/2016

The National Audubon Society (BirdLife in the US), has expanded its online offerings to

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

Study identifies parrots as most-threatened bird...

Thu, 18/02/2016
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.

Endangered seabirds to get United States boost?

Thu, 11/02/2016

Globally threatened seabirds have been given a boost by a proposed new law in the Unite

Unidos para salvar al tordo amarillo

Fri, 18/12/2015
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.