Bird conservation in Argentina


Hooded grebe

From BirdLife:

Conserving Argentina

04-11-2009

Aves Argentinas (BirdLife Partner) has announced the winners of “Conservar la Argentina” (Conserving Argentina), a programme aimed at generating conservation action at Important Bird Areas (IBAs) and for threatened bird populations in Argentina. …

The 12 winning projects cover diverse topics, such as the conservation of the Atlantic forest alongside local communities; the development of infrastructure for birdwatching at IBAs in Jujuy, Mendoza and Neuquén provinces; the management of a corridor between IBAs in the transition of yungaschaco in the province of Salta; the study and conservation of the populations of Hooded Grebe Podiceps gallardoi, Crowned Eagle Harpyhaliateus coronatus, Olrog’s Gull Larus atlanticus and Magellanic Penguin Spheniscus magellanicus.

Climate variability affects the impact of parasitic flies on Argentinean forest birds: here.

Spatial analysis of sap consumption by birds in the Chaco dry forests from Argentina: here.

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