• 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


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    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.

     


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News Overview

New monkey species discovered in the Amazon Rainforest

Wed, 04/03/2015 - 10:12

Flaming orange tail and ochre sideburns set new Brazilian monkey apart from its closest relatives. Scientists have discovered a new species of...

Americas Brazil Capacity Development - Americas

Rare glimpse of elusive rail

Mon, 02/03/2015 - 15:34

James Bond's bird lives to die another day

Americas Cuba Preventing Extinctions

Bay of Panama saved from destruction

Wed, 25/02/2015 - 10:25

Panama Audubon Society is celebrating after winning a hard-fought effort to reverse the Panama government’s 2012 decision to withdraw protected status for the Bay of Panama IBA

Americas Panama Important Bird and Biodiversity Areas (IBAs)

The Persistent Tragedy of Sierra de Bahoruco: The Case of Las Mercedes

Fri, 12/12/2014 - 15:09

For years we have been deeply worried about accelerated deforestation of Jaragua and Sierra de Bahoruco National Parks

Americas Dominican Republic Important Bird and Biodiversity Areas (IBAs) - Americas

Fishing fleets in Argentina agree to use devices to stop albatross deaths

Thu, 11/09/2014 - 15:03

More great news for the Albatross Task Force - this time from Argentina where a major fishery will potentially save the lives of thousands of albatross by using bird-scaring lines on their trawler fleet.

Americas Argentina Marine

Climate change threatens 314 North American bird species

Tue, 09/09/2014 - 11:22

New study shows that climate change threatens nearly half the bird species in the continental United States and Canada, including the Bald Eagle

Americas United States of America Climate Change

New population of Critically Endangered Parakeet Found in north-east Brazil

Tue, 12/08/2014 - 09:29

A team of young conservationists in Ceará state, north-east Brazil, has discovered a small population of five Grey-breasted Parakeet.

Americas Brazil Preventing Extinctions - Americas

SAVE Brasil recognised for over a decade of work to save Atlantic forest

Fri, 06/06/2014 - 12:20

The Atlantic forest of South America could merit an award for many reasons. An award for being an outstanding biological centre of...

Americas Brazil Forests of Hope - Americas

Canadian BirdLife Partners launch new IBA caretaker video

Wed, 04/06/2014 - 10:55

It’s Canadian Environment Week , held in the first week of June to coincide with World Environment Day and World Oceans Day...

Americas Canada Important Bird and Biodiversity Areas (IBAs) - Americas

First exports of Southern Cone Grassland Beef to Europe

Tue, 08/04/2014 - 11:51

The Southern Cone Grassland Alliance is set to achieve one of its greatest ambitions: to sell certified Grassland Beef on the European...

Americas Migratory Birds and Flyways - Americas

Panama Bay saved from destruction

Thu, 09/01/2014 - 09:26

There’s been a great start to 2014 for one of the most important sites for migratory waterbirds in the Americas.

Americas Panama

Canadian scientists publish human-related bird mortality estimates

Tue, 01/10/2013 - 13:46

Scientists with Environment Canada, the federal government ministry responsible for protecting the environment and conserving Canada’s natural heritage, have found that human-related activities destroy roughly 269 million birds and 2 million bird nests in Canada each year.

Americas Canada Migratory Birds and Flyways - Americas

Pollutants threaten iconic Canadian bird

Tue, 09/07/2013 - 13:23

The Common Loon is becoming increasingly less common, most likely due to pollution from the burning of fossil fuels. Not only a symbol of the Canadian wilderness, this bird species is an excellent indicator of the health of the wilderness.

Americas Canada Preventing Extinctions - Americas

Guyra’s Yanosky recognised as a leader of conservation in Latin America

Fri, 14/06/2013 - 08:43

Dr Alberto Yanosky, Executive Director of BirdLife Partner Guyra Paraguay, has won the 2013 National Geographic Society/Buffett Award for Leadership in Latin American Conservation.

Americas Paraguay Capacity Development - Americas

San Francisco Bay recognised as ‘Wetland of International Importance’

Thu, 21/02/2013 - 12:02

San Francisco Bay/Estuary in California, USA has been designated a “Wetland of International Importance” under the Convention on Wetlands, also known as the Ramsar Convention.

Americas United States of America Important Bird and Biodiversity Areas (IBAs) - Americas