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Seabirds such as the Wandering Albatross will benefit from the new measures © vladsilver/Shutterstock

Argentina approves measures to save seabirds

Thu, 23/03/2017
The use of measures to prevent seabird bycatch deaths has just been approved by the Argentinean government—a decision that will save the lives of thousands of seabirds.
Grandes aves marinas como el albatros errante se salvarán gracias a las nuevas medidas del gobierno argentino © vladsilver/Shutterstock

Una luz de esperanza para las aves marinas

Tue, 21/03/2017
Una nueva luz de esperanza se abrió la semana pasada para las grandes aves marinas cuando Argentina estableció el uso de medidas para evitar su muerte en pesquerías.
Roseate Spoonbill in the soon to be National Park of Mar Chiquita © Pablo Rodríguez Merkel

Argentina will have two new National Parks

Tue, 14/03/2017
At the stroke of a pen, the largest saltwater lake of South America, Mar Chiquita, and the nearby Estancia Pinas are now set to become National Parks.
Espátula rosada en la laguna Mar Chiquita, Argentina © Pablo Rodríguez Merkel

La Laguna Mar Chiquita se convertirá en Parque...

Thu, 09/03/2017
Mar Chiquita es el mayor lago salino de Sudamérica, un humedal de importancia interancional y ahora en proceso de convertirse el mayor Parque Nacional de Argentina.
Long-billed Curlew © Mark Baird

Curlews in crisis?

Tue, 07/03/2017
New research suggests that the Numeniini - a tribe of large waders including Curlews and Godwits - could be the most endangered birds you've never heard about.
El Charlatán anida en pastizales © Brian E. Small/AGAMI

La importancia de los pastizales en Sudamérica

Mon, 06/03/2017
Cómo BirdLife está avanzando hacia una alianza hemisférica para el aprovechamiento sostenible de los pastizales naturales.
Struck by trawl cables at sea. Black-browed Albatross on Bird Island, South Georgia (Georgias del Sur) © Stephanie Winnard

Estimates are in: 25,000 seabirds die in southern...

Tue, 21/02/2017
Unsettling new seabird bycatch data from Chile and Argentina urges BirdLife's Albatross Task Force and fisheries observers to act immediately to get new rules enforced

Bird-Friendly Beef – Tales from the Southern Cone

Fri, 03/02/2017
Nicolas Marchand takes us to the grasslands of South America where gauchos work with BirdLife to rear ‘bird-friendly beef’.

Irreplaceable: Mar Chiquita Lake, Argentina

Wed, 01/02/2017
In our 'Irreplaceable' series, we cast a light on the globally-significant bird habitats that are in danger of disappearing forever...
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.
Ruddy-headed Geese © Matías Romano

New study reveals alarming decline of Patagonian...

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.
Cauquén colorado © Silvia Vitale

El cauquén colorado de la Patagonia, en situación...

Tue, 01/11/2016
Alrededor de 1000 cauquenes colorados con aspectos genéticos únicos se enfrentan a una situación crítica... por cuestiones de terminología.
Critically Endangered Hooded Grebe © Santiago Imberti

Hooded Grebe threatened by dam construction

Sat, 10/09/2016
BREAKING NEWS: An emergency motion passed at the IUCN World Conservation Congress appeals to Argentinian Government to save Critically Endangered bird
Black-browed Albatross © David Cook

10 stunning portraits of Argentinian birds [...

Thu, 28/07/2016
Today we don't only celebrate 100 years of our Partner Aves Argentinas but also the incredible biodiversity they conserve. This is only the first round!
Rufous Hornero, the national emblem of Argentina, thanks to the work of Aves Argentinas © Ron Knight

The early days of Aves Argentinas

Thu, 28/07/2016
Today Aves Argentinas turns 100 years old. Where does the organization come from? What was the vision of its founders? And, given the colourful variety of birds living in the country, how did the dull-looking Rufous Hornero become the national emblem of the country?
Hooded Grebe is a priority species for Aves Argentinas © Luis Alberto Franke

100 years of Aves Argentinas

Thu, 28/07/2016
In 1916, Aves Argentinas (BirdLife Partner) was founded by a small group of visionaries. Today it counts 3,000 members and works on over 1,000 species.

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.

The chronicles of the Saffron-cowled Blackbird

Fri, 18/12/2015
A beautiful story of how a group of people started changing the future of Saffron-cowled Blackbirds.