Americas
Maxi Ignace, SCRS head ranger, has banded and monitored Red Siskins for over 20 years © Meshach Pierre
01 Dec 2020

New milestone: Guyana gets its first Important Bird & Biodiversity Area

An organisation that started out as a group of nature-loving friends has gone on to establish Guyana’s first Important Bird & Biodiversity Area thanks to backing from the Conservation Leadership Programme. Find out how they’re empowering their community to protect wildlife beyond just birds...
22 Sep 2020

The Greater Prairie-chicken: playing chicken with extinction

Despite being over-hunted to the brink of extinction, this flamboyant member of the grouse family may now be starting to recover. Discover its turbulent history of changing fortunes.
The Ruby-throated Hummingbird features on ABC's logo
17 Jul 2020

ABC joins the flock!

The latest member of the BirdLife family becomes our second partner in the United States; brings Partnership total to 116
A quintet of warblers by George Boorujy, Photo © Mike Fernandez
19 May 2020

Inner-city wildlife: feast your eyes on the stunning Audubon mural project

Since 2014, larger-than-life paintings of more than one hundred bird species threatened by climate change have been wowing residents and spreading awareness in Harlem, New York. The project is set to cross the Atlantic to Europe, bringing with it the power to reconnect city-dwellers with nature.
© Fábio Nunes
07 May 2020

Grey-breasted Parakeet recovers from three fledglings to a thousand

In 2012, researchers made the alarming discovery that this vivacious parakeet was now confined to a single small region in northeastern Brazil. Find out how their campaign has seen the birds make a remarkable comeback from three fledglings in 2010 to a cumulative total of 1,165 fledglings.

Red List appeal: help us continue to identify which birds most need our help

 

 Nesting grounds are being run over by machinery or trampled by cattle © Inés Pereda
25 Feb 2020

Can traditional ranching revival reverse Saffron-cowled Blackbird collapse?

The pampas grasslands are one of South America’s most iconic landscapes – but less than half of them remain. Because of this, the Saffron-cowled Blackbird was moved to Endangered in the latest Red List update. Could a revival of centuries-old farming techniques be the solution?
Beaches, mangroves and reefs have all been contaminated © TV BrasilGov
20 Feb 2020

Full impact of mysterious Brazil oil spill remains unknown

Last summer, an oil spill of unknown origin hit Brazil’s northeast coast – just as migrating shorebirds arrived in the area. Our Partner SAVE Brasil has been campaigning for action and striving to measure the impact on birds - but more support is urgently needed.
Mar Chiquita is set to become a paradise for birders, as well as birds © Aves Argentinas
31 Jan 2020

How to create Argentina’s largest national park: start with people

Two years ago Mar Chiquita, one of the world’s largest wetlands, was given support to become a National Park. We caught up with our Partner Aves Argentinas, who have been hard at work training local communities in ecotourism and inspiring citizens to become Guardians of Nature.
Aves Argentinas staff demonstrate bird-safe measures to fishermen © Albatross Task Force
29 Jan 2020

Albatross Task Force in the Americas: working with fishers to design

BirdLife's Albatross Task Force works with fishing crews on board their ships to introduce seabird-saving measures in focal countries. Here's an update of the programme's successes in the Americas.
The Canada Warbler's population is declining © Steve Jones
29 Jan 2020

Protecting the Canada Warbler at both ends of its epic journey

The Canada Warbler migrates more than 10,000 kilometres a year, from Canada and the United States to the forests of South America. Find out how our Colombian Partner is using a local grassroots approach to support an Americas-wide action plan to protect the species.
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Who we are

Who we are

The BirdLife Americas Partnership is a growing network of national conservation NGOs, working hard joining-up conservation between the Canadian tundra and Tierra del Fuego.  Read more about BirdLife Americas

What we do

What we do

BirdLife America’s Partnership published a directory of the 2,450 most important sites for birds so far identified in all 57 countries or territories in the Americas. Read more about our Programmes in Americas.

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Where we work

Where we work

Of the world's 10,000+ species of birds, around 4,500 are found in the Americas, as well as several of the highest ranking countries for threatened bird species. Read more about our regional network.

Marvelous Spatuletail © Dubi Shapiro