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Nesting shorebirds protected at the Cabo Rojo Salt Flats, Puerto Rico

Fri, 06/07/2012
During May 2012, Sociedad Ornitológica Puertorriqueña, Inc. (SOPI, BirdLife in Puerto Rico) installed 25 signs in the Cabo Rojo Salt Flats National Wildlife Refuge to mark important nesting sites for resident shorebirds that were being disturbed by visitors.

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.