Bird of the Month December: Horned Curassow

  December   Horned Curassow Scientific name: Pauxi unicornis Spanish name: Paujil Copete de Piedra/ Pilisto Status: Critically Endangered (IUCN red list of endangered species) Habitat and behaviour: Elusive bird species present in wet lower Yungas ecoregion and foothill forests. Mostly solitary and very difficult to detect when not singing. Sings…

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Red-fronted Macaw Fundraising Campaign: SUCCESS!

  Thanks to the generous support of our donors, we raised 20,000 USD to build a deep-well and a tree nursery to help locals at the drought-stricken Red-fronted Macaw Community Nature Reserve. We are thrilled to announce that with the help of our generous supporters we reached our goal of…

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Bird of the Month February: Bolivian Blackbird

February   Bolivian Blackbird Scientific name: Oreopsar bolivianus Spanish name: Tordo Boliviano Status: Least Concern (IUCN red list of endangered species) Habitat and behavior: Fairly common in dry scrub, open river-edge woodlands and agricultural fields, in the inter Andean dry valleys of central Bolivia. It can also be locally common in…

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