News Americas

Capítulos del directorio de IBA de las Américas...

Fri, 15/10/2010
Todos los capítulos nacionales del directorio de Áreas Importantes para la Conservación de las Aves (IBAs) de América están disponibles para su descarga en las lenguas oficiales de sus respectivos países. Un total de 19 capítulos están disponibles en español, dos en holandés, uno en francés y otro en portugués.

Americas IBA directory chapters now available in...

Fri, 15/10/2010
All country chapters of the Americas Important Bird Area (IBA) directory are now available for download in their principal languages. A total of 19 chapters are available in Spanish, two in Dutch, one in French and one in Portuguese.

Festival Mundial de Aves 2010 en Chile

Wed, 13/10/2010
Bajo el lema "La diversidad biológica es la vida, la diversidad biológica es nuestra vida" el Comité Pro Defensa de la Fauna y Flora (CODEFF) ha organizado en Chile durante todo el mes de octubre, la celebración del Festival Mundial de las Aves 2010, una gran cantidad de actividades en diferentes regiones del país. Estas actividades están coordinadas por BirdLife International a escala mundial y por CODEFF en Chile.

Migratory birds in the spotlight of the World...

Mon, 11/10/2010
Continuing the series of educational materials for schools in the Americas, two poster-sized fact files highlight two very different migratory strategies.

Un símbolo para Quito - colibrí de los altos andes

Thu, 07/10/2010
Fichas informativas sobre aves amenazadas y migratorias

A symbol for Quito - hummingbird of the high Andes

Fri, 01/10/2010
As part of education materials for schools in South America, a series of posters has been produced to celebrate World Bird Festival in October. The seven poster size fact sheets highlight conservation achievements as well as the plight of seven threatened or migratory species in the Americas.

Problems in Paraguay

Tue, 31/08/2010
Ten years ago, the Kuetuwy Aché community was established in the property 'Finca 470', under the understanding and commitment from the Paraguayan government that the property would be legally titled to the Aché people. Now however, the government plans to divide-up the property.

New population of Grey-breasted Parakeet...

Tue, 13/07/2010
A new population of the Critically Endangered Grey-breasted Parakeet (Pyrrhura griseipectus) has been found nesting in atypical habitat in the “table mountains” of Quixada, Ceará, northeastern Brazil.

Americas IBA Directory available in Pdf

Thu, 10/06/2010
Last month, a new directory of Important Bird Areas in the Americas was launched in Washington D.C., USA. The directory, coordinated by the Americas Secretariat of BirdLife International, is the result of a joint effort between all countries in the Western Hemisphere with over 100 authors taking part in the 40 country or overseas territory chapters.