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Red Knot fitted with Motus © Yves Aubry

The tiny transmitters tracking birds from North to South America

Fri, 10/02/2017
Our knowledge of the movements of migratory birds across the Americas will be radically increased with the expansion of a high-tech bird tracking initiative.
 Forest fires that are battering central and southern Chile © Shutterstock

‘Worst ever’ forest fires ravage Chile’s wildlife

Fri, 03/02/2017
Wild animals are fleeing the forests towards inhabited areas in search of food and shelter as forest fires batter central and southern Chile.

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’.
Los incendios en el centro y sur de Chile están afectando a la fauna silvestre © CODEFF

Incendios forestales en Chile y su afectación a la fauna silvestre

Thu, 02/02/2017
CODEFF (BirdLife Chile) necesita tu ayuda para cuidar de los animales afectados por los incendios que afectan el país.

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...
Montserrat Oriole © Alistair Homer

The Montserrat Oriole is no longer Critically Endangered

Fri, 20/01/2017
With two thirds of its forest habitat destroyed, Montserrat Oriole populations declined after a series of volcanic eruptions. Here's how RSPB turned things around.
Armonía's Alternative Feather programme is protecting the rare Blue-throated Macaw © Wendy Willis

A new hope for the Blue-throated Macaw

Fri, 13/01/2017
A successful programme geared towards promoting the use of artificial feathers in ceremonial headdresses gives renewed hope for the survival of the Blue-throated Macaw.
Jaguar approaching © Eric Kilby

Tracking jaguars in Paraguay’s hot, dry Chaco Plains

Tue, 10/01/2017
400 camera traps are being set up across the Chaco Plains of South America, to reveal the damage deforestation is having on the mammals who stalk this untamed region.
No photographs of a live Cryptic Treehunter have been made public. Above, the similar looking Alagoas Foliage-gleaner © Ciro Albano

Cryptic by name, cryptic by nature

Thu, 22/12/2016
The Cryptic Treehunter is so elusive, researchers are not even sure it still exists anymore. What other species are we losing before they can even be discovered?