Uruguay - Aves Uruguay (GUPECA)

BirdLife Affiliate


Founded in: 1994
Members: 110
Staff: 0
Address: Canelones 1164, Montevideo, UY
Email: info@avesuruguay.org.uy
Web: www.avesuruguay.org.uy

 

Mission of the organisation

The research and monitoring of birds and their habitats in Uruguay.

Key Activities

  • Dissemination of information on birds through courses and conferences
  • Development of a database on species
  • Identification of IBAs
  • Research

Recent Achievements

  • Produced a range of diverse educational awareness materials, including bird books, bulletins, multimedia material and media articles
  • Presented lectures, gave courses and promoted conservation initiatives as part of the on-going environmental education campaign
  • Volunteer activities included carrying out IBA identification, research into endangered species, producing technical reports and participating in Neotropical Waterfowl Census work