News Argentina

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.
Unlikely bedfellows from across the Americas meet every year at the Ranchers’ Gathering to share ideas and expertise on how to save natural grasslands from agricultural intensification. Photo: Alianza del Pastizal (Grasslands Alliance)

Americas’ Conservation Cowboys

Thu, 10/12/2015
Unlikely bedfellows from across the Americas meet every year at the Ranchers’ Gathering to share ideas and expertise on how to save natural grasslands from agricultural intensification
Guacamayos rojos  © Hernán Povedano

El regreso de un grande: el guacamayo rojo vuelve...

Tue, 03/11/2015
Despues de casi doscientos años, los primeros guacamayos rojos han sido liberados en el noreste de Argentina. El socio de BirdLife, Aves Argentinas, nos cuenta como han traído a este gigante del mundo de los guacamayos a su antigua área distribución.
Green-winged Macaw © Heather Paul

The return of a giant: Green-winged Macaw back in...

Mon, 02/11/2015
After an almost two hundred-year disappearance, the first Green-winged macaws have been released in northeastern Argentina. BirdLife Partner Aves Argentinas describes how they brought this giant of the parrot world back into their former range.

Fishing fleets in Argentina agree to use devices...

Thu, 11/09/2014
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.

Ten new Members of Honour at BirdLife World...

Wed, 26/06/2013
These awards are made to people who have made a significant contribution to the growth, governance, finances and conservation strategy of BirdLife International over at least five years.

BirdLife Conservation Achievement Awards...

Wed, 26/06/2013
At BirdLife’s World Congress the achievements of organisations and individuals who have made an exceptional contribution to BirdLife’s mission, programmes and conservation priorities were recognised

A future for the Hooded Grebe

Sat, 22/06/2013
The Argentinian Government has announced plans for a National Park in Patagonia, helping to safeguard a future for the Critically Endangered Hooded Grebe

Ecosystem Services in High Andean Wetlands

Wed, 10/04/2013
Ecosystem services provided by high Andean wetlands must be understood in order to ensure their conservation.
High Andean wetlands, home of the Grebes (Fundación Yuchan)

A last chance for High Andean Grebes?

Mon, 08/04/2013

The wetlands of the High Andes are an evolutionary hotspot for the grebe family (Podici

A Patagonian Jewel: Buenos Aires Plateau

Thu, 28/03/2013

Buenos Aires Plateau will become a protected area

Hooded Grebe Appeal - Action on breeding grounds...

Tue, 26/06/2012
In January this year we launched an international online appeal to save the Hooded Grebe Podiceps gallardoi. We are delighted to report today that conservation actions undertaken earlier this year are already delivering results.
BirdLife in Objects, #3: A longline hook

BirdLife’s History in Objects: #3 “All Hands on...

Fri, 22/06/2012
Exciting personal accounts from an elite team of international high seas heroes. Venturing out to sea with local fishermen, the Albatross Task Force are who you call to save seabirds from accidental catching...