News Argentina

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...

Aves Argentinas: New tool for bird-banding studies

Mon, 27/09/2010
Ecofam Argentina, with support from Aves Argentinas (BirdLife Partner) is managing a new website specialised in records of banded sea and shore birds.

Alliance for grasslands

Mon, 14/06/2010
The Alliances initiative for the conservation of the South American Southern Cone grasslands was launched by organisations dedicated to the conservation and study of wild birds in the four South American countries which share the great biome of the 'Pampas' or grasslands of the Southern Cone of the continent.

Rockhopper penguin boost

Thu, 15/04/2010
Argentina has created a new marine protected area to protect Vulnerable Southern Rockhopper Penguin.