Aug 06

From the Field

Looking for a Needle in the Brazilian Jungle

The first of three searches for the Stresemann’s Bristlefront, one of the world’s most endangered birds, has concluded in Brazil. Alexander Zaidan of Fundação Biodiversitas and his team scoured an area of forest outside of the “Mata do Passarinho” Reserve (“Songbird Forest”) over the past few days — and so far have found… Read more >>

Jul 30

From the Field

Search for Feathered Treasure Is On In Brazil's Songbird Forest

An extensive search for one of the world’s most endangered birds is underway, with Fundação Biodiversitas’ Alexander Zaidan (below right) — a leading researcher on the species — leading the mission to find and save it. Stresemann’s Bristlefront (Merulaxis stresemanni) occurs only in the Songbird Forest, or “Mata do Passarinho”… Read more >>

Jul 27

News

New Hope for Brazil's Blue-eyed Ground-Dove

Blue-eyed Ground-Dove, one of the world's rarest birds, is getting a boost from stepped-up conservation and establishment of a new state park in Brazil.… Read more >>

Mar 21

News

Araripe Manakin Habitat Purchase Pays Off in Nests

ABC and our Brazilian partner Aquasis have secured more than 170 acres of habitat for the critically endangered Araripe Manakin, doubling the size of the existing Araripe Oasis Reserve (which ABC had also helped create in 2014) and connecting it to the much larger Araripe National Forest. This additional Araripe Manakin… Read more >>

Oct 25

From the Field

Can Urban Conservation Save the São Paulo Marsh Antwren?

The race is on to protect the remaining habitat for the São Paulo Marsh Antwren, a critically endangered species that lives in the shadow of South America’s largest metropolis.… Read more >>

Jun 16

News

Into Brazil: ABC's Work to Save Some of the World's Rarest Birds

Reflecting on the growth and evolution of American Bird Conservancy's work to save Brazil's rarest birds and the threatened habitats that support them.… Read more >>

Aug 17

News

ABC Aims to Give Brazil's Rare Araripe Manakin An Even Better Chance at Survival

American Bird Conservancy’s newest land purchase campaign aims to protect Brazil’s critically endangered Araripe Manakin.… Read more >>

Jan 08

News

'Songbird Forest' Reserve Expands Protection for Rare Brazilian Birds

The Mata do Passarinho Reserve has expanded its acreage of Atlantic forest, helping endangered birds such as the Stresemann's Bristlefront and the Banded Cotinga.… Read more >>

Nov 27

From the Field

Video: Lear's Macaw, Back from the Brink

The bird's population is growing thanks to successful conservation efforts.… Read more >>

Nov 26

From the Field

Video: How ABC Protects Rare Birds

Learn how ABC works to protect the Western Hemisphere's rarest birds, such as the Bay-breasted Cuckoo and Stresemann's Bristlefront.… Read more >>
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