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Mountain Chicken’s portrait

Wed, 04/07/2012
The Mountain Chicken Project, funded by the UK government’s Darwin Initiative and executed by the Department of Environment of Montserrat and Durrell Wildlife Conservation Trust, is pleased to announce the publication of a poster and a brochure aimed at raising awareness of the Critically Endangered Mountain Chicken Leptodactylus fallax on Montserrat.
First ever State of Canada's Birds report 2013

First-Ever "State of Canada’s Birds" Report Released

Wed, 27/06/2012
The report draws on 40 years of data to present an overview of how Canada’s birds are faring, inluding eight regional summaries.

Hooded Grebe Appeal - Action on breeding grounds already delivering results

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.

Director, Important Bird Areas Program for Audubon

Mon, 25/06/2012
The Director will help implement Audubon's new strategic plan around hemispheric bird conservation organized around flyways.

Black-capped Petrel may warrant protection under the endangered species act

Wed, 20/06/2012
A nocturnal seabird, the black-capped petrel, may warrant federal protection as a threatened or endangered species.

A wedding and a Swedish philanthropist protect Paraguayan forest

Fri, 15/06/2012

What do a wedding, a Swedish philanthropist, the conservation of the Atlantic Rainfores

The future for Brazil's forests remains uncertain

Thu, 31/05/2012
Dilma Roussef, the President of Brazil, has only partially vetoed the new Forest Code proposed by the Brazilian Congress.

SalvaNATURA registers 67 species in 2nd Central American Aquatic Bird Census

Wed, 16/05/2012
With the help of BirdLife International, on February 18th and 19th, SalvaNATURA held the 2nd Central American Aquatic Bird Census, registering 67 species, of which 6 are considered Critically Endangered in the Official List of Endangered Species at the national level.

Linking sites and people through migratory birds

Thu, 03/05/2012
Six BirdLife Partners in the Americas, together with the global Rio Tinto-BirdLife program and local conservation groups, have successfully completed three years of conservation efforts for migratory birds along the Interior-Pacific flyways. These efforts have built on an existing initiative, “Linking Communities”, at three key sites (complexes of IBAs) in North America, and have supported the planning and implementation of conservation and education actions at six IBAs in South America.