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Greater Sage Grouse has a high concern score © May Haga

New report shows alarming state of North-American birds

Thu, 02/06/2016
Since the seventies, millions of North American birds have disappeared and a third of species are now of conservation concern, a new report reveals.
Yellow Cardinal, Fran Alverja

Bird friendly beef in Porto Alegre’s market

Wed, 25/05/2016
SAVE Brasil has managed to bring bird-friendly beef with the seal of the Grasslands Alliance into Brazilian markets. But why is grass-fed beef such good news for birds?
These are the first ever photos of the Critically Endangered Blue-eyed Ground-dove © Rafael Bessa

Extremely rare 'Species X' rediscovered in Brazil after 75 year disappearance

Mon, 23/05/2016
The blue eyes of an extremely rare bird hadn’t been seen for nearly a century. In one of the most extraordinary stories in Brazilian conservation, a group of researchers have announced the comeback of the Blue-eyed Ground-dove. These are the first ever photos.
Chirriras. Photo: Ela Cruz, SOPI

The future of Caño Tiburones hangs on a thread

Wed, 27/04/2016
The wind in your hair, the sound of birds, you’re paddling down 30km of estuarine channels in Puerto Rico’s largest wetland. Lost in the moment, you might not realise that this small paradise is under attack.
Plovers, cows and gauchos on the grasslands of the Southern Cone. Photo: Alianza del Pastizal (Grasslands Alliance)

Conservation cowboy cooperation receives international recognition

Fri, 18/03/2016
It’s all about cooperation, conserving South America’s natural grasslands from agricultural intensification... Southern Cone Grasslands Alliance honoured for outstanding conservation achievement award.

Audubon becomes bilingual to serve Spanish-speakers

Thu, 17/03/2016

The National Audubon Society (BirdLife in the US), has expanded its online offerings to

Endangered seabirds to get United States boost?

Thu, 11/02/2016

Globally threatened seabirds have been given a boost by a proposed new law in the Unite

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.