From Cattle Rancher to Macaw Reserve Ranger: Meet Ranger César Flores

Laney Rickman Reserve in Bolivia protects the largest known breeding population of the Critically Endangered Blue-throated Macaw against poachers and habitat loss due to cattle ranching. In charge of Armonía´s reserve and the nestbox program is park ranger César Flores, once a cattle rancher, today, conservationist and protector of the…

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New Nest Box Record at Laney Rickman Blue-throated Macaw Reserve

(Santa Cruz, Bolivia, June 28th 2019) A record number of Critically Endangered Blue-throated Macaw chicks fledged from nest boxes at Asociación Armonía’s Laney Rickman Blue-throated Macaw Reserve in Bolivia. Twelve chicks fledged from nest boxes during the 2018-2019 breeding season. This resulted in a total of 81 juvenile Blue-throated Macaws…

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New executive comite for BirdLife America´s regional council elected

In 2018 BirdLife International partners from the Americas elected new members of the Executive Comitee for BirdLife Americas Regional Council. Members of the new council are renown conservationist from Canada, Bolivia, EE.UU. Panama and Paraguay. Alberto Yanosky (Paraguay) was elected as chair of the committee formed by Andrew Couturier (Canada),…

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Barba Azul Nature Reserve – Annual Report 2018

Barba Azul Nature Reserve is completing the long-awaited dining facility supported by American Bird Conservancy and International Conservation Fund of Canada, one of the remaining infrastructure constructions needed to complete our tourism offer. It is located looking over the beautiful Omi River and constructed as a traditional “maloca” to keep…

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¡Bolivia califica #4 en el October Big Day!

Bolivia se posicionó en cuarto lugar en el October Big Day evento mundial de observación de aves. Este sábado 6 de octubre miles de aficionados bolivianos participaron en la competencia mundial de avistamiento de aves conocido como October Big Day (el Gran Día de Octubre ), un evento que en…

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