We are a Colombian civil society organization, which since 1989 has worked hand in hand with the people for the conservation of birds and their habitats. We understand that conservation and sustainable development are fundamental pillars in the search for a better quality of life for the population.
“Being born in the field, birds were always close to me, but it was only until I began to admire them that I understood their value and the importance they have for our humanity.”
Jose Jarvi Bazán – Colombian farmer
Chicks seized from the nest, birds dying in transit – the Yellow-naped Amazon’s wild population is being driven to the brink of extinction by the illegal pet trade. If we want to give this intelligent and resplendent parrot a future, we need to act now – before it’s too late.
One of the planet’s most beleaguered avian groups, the neotropical parrots, took another hit in the 2020 Red List, with a further four species moved to a higher threat category. However, success stories from our American Partners show that hope remains.