Americas
14 Dec 2018

23 Condors Killed by Poison in Argentina

23 Andean Condors have been killed in Patagonia, Argentina, by a strong pesticide whose sale is prohibited in the country. These attacks follow ones in Jujuy and Mendoza provinces, and have conservation organizations extremely worried, as they represent a severe threat to the species.
The Canada Warbler overwinters in Colombia © Jayne Gulbrand
29 Nov 2018

Building birding trails in Colombia - before loggers can get there

Peace in Colombia is attracting tourists – but also logging. Can a new generation of young birding guides protect its spectacularly species-rich habitats?
07 Nov 2018

Leandro Tamini, líder del Albatross Task Force, ganó el Premio Marsh

Entrevistamos a Leandro Tamini, líder del Albaross Task Force en Argentina, quien ganó el Premio Marsh de Liderazgo en la Conservación Marina, un reconocimiento entregado a las personas u organizaciones que logran un gran impacto en la conservación.
All photos © Albatross Task Force
01 Nov 2018

Albatross Task Force leader wins major award with seabird-saving invention

We interview the leader of the Albatross Task Force in Argentina, Leandro Tamini, who has won the Marsh Award for Marine Conservation Leadership, which recognises people or organisations having a profound impact on marine conservation.
24 Sep 2018

Estero Valenzuela amenazado por desmontes y dragados

Un Área Importante para la Conservación de las Aves y la Biodiversidad en Argentina está en peligro por obras del gobierno que intentan parar inundaciones en la región.

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Pink Pigeon © Chris Moody/Shutterstock
24 Sep 2018

Vital Argentinan marshlands under threat from dredging, clearing

Valenzuela marsh, which we've identified as an Important Bird & Biodiversity Area (IBA) is being threatened by dredging and forest clearance. We're mobilising support and lobbying for another solution to the floods plaguing the region.
A purse seine vessel off the coast of Chile © Luis Cabezas
18 Sep 2018

Going for Green: Chile purse seine project nominated for conservation award

Modifying purse seine nets in Chile seems to offer a promising new way to reduce seabird bycatch. This year, the project has received prestigious recognition from the Latin American Green Awards.
05 Sep 2018

Spix’s Macaw heads list of first bird extinctions confirmed this decade

Eight bird species, including two species of macaw, look set to have their extinctions confirmed following a robust new assessment of Critically Endangered species. The findings reveal a worrying new trend: for the first time, mainland extinctions are outpacing island extinctions
23 Aug 2018

Bird thought extinct rediscovered in Bahamas

The Bahama Nuthatch, an Endangered bird feared to be wiped out by a storm that ripped through Grand Bahama in 2016, has been sighted for the first time in nearly two years. But with less than a handful of individuals remaining, does the bird have a future?
Mar Chiquita lake harbours most of the planet's Chilean Flamingos © Pablo Rodriguez Merkel
30 Jul 2018

Argentina is about to get its largest National Park

This year’s British Birdwatching Fair will support the creation of Argentina's largest national park, in the process providing a haven to nearly a million flamingos and shorebirds.
Rhinoceros Hornbill in Sumatra, Indonesia © Shutterstock

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Marvelous Spatuletail © Dubi Shapiro