Birding Argentina – Salto Encantado and Yaguarundy Reserve

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We arrived and met with the owner who explained about this private reserve which has been constantly threaten by hunters and other people to destroy what they have been protecting since 1997. Trips Argentina birding misiones salto encantado yaguarundy reserve Continued from. Birding Chaco at JV Gonzales. Our original plan was to fly from Salta to Buenos Aires and then to rent a car for 7 days birding from Buenos Aires to Iguazu Falls, and then to fly back to Buenos Aires.

Birding Argentina – Costanera Sur in Buenos Aires

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Today it is a protected reserve in the middle of the city just east of Puerto Madero which also was an old port build in the late 1800s and is now restored into a 21 st century waterfront project. Trips Argentina Buenos Aires Costanera Sur After our first leg of this birding trip we took a couple of days to visit Buenos Aires and to soak-in some of the local culture; BA is a beautiful city and our stay was very memorable.

Birding Mendoza and Tafi del Valle Argentina

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A great way to travel in Chile and Argentina is by bus. We took two overnight buses to get us from Santiago de Chile to San Miguel de Tucuman in northern Argentina. On our first night-travel we reached Mendoza in Argentina by 6 am and we spent the day visiting wineries (yum!) The second night we slept really well and woke early to prepare for the next adventure in Northern Argentina beginning is San Miguel the Tucuman.

Birding Argentina – Araucaria Provintial Park | Cruce del Calballero | Piñalito

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There were no clear signs indicating the beginning or the end of the park; it was a very small city park made up of araucaria trees that have not been destroyed and are now protected. continued from: Birding Argentinga – Salto Encantado | Yaguarundy. We left Yaguarundy in search of the Araucaria Provintial Park located in the town of San Pedro, Misiones. This is a short drive of about 25 km and you have to drive through the town since the park is located at the edge of town.

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The “Rufa” Red Knot is now protected under the Endangered Species Act

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migration corridors from Argentina in the Southern tip of South America to Canada. In the spring, key staging and stopover areas include Patagonia, Argentina; eastern and northern Brazil; the southeast United States; the Virginia barrier islands; and Delaware Bay. Additionally, about a third of knot habitat in the United States is still available for development, and winter and stopover habitats in the wintering grounds of Argentina and breeding grounds of sub?Arctic The U.S.

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Great Great Grebe.

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From southern Brazil on the east coast, it extends down through Uruguay and Argentina as far as the cape. Non-breeding birds form together into flocks, while breeding birds sometimes seek protection by nesting in loose colonies. Birds Argentina Great Grebe grebes Despite having only revealed 6 pictures on my Kylie Minogue calender so far, I may already have a candidate for Best Bird of the Year.

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Calilegua National Park Birding – Trip Report

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Calilegua is the only national park in the province of Jujuy that protects 76,000 ha of Yungas forest providing a bird sanctuary for many endemic species that live in this special forest. Trips Birding Argentina birding Calilegua Calilegua National Park Cream-backed Woodpecker Yellow-collared Macaw Calilegua National Park Birding – Trip Report. … continued from: Bird Watching Laguna del los Pozuelos.

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Enjoy Innovative Electronic Music = Help Endangered Birds

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The first, A Guide to the Birdsong of South America , was released in 2015 and helped raise nearly $15,000 for a pair of non-profit environmental organizations in South America; Aves Argentinas and the Fundación de Conservación Jocotoco in Ecuador. Do you want to help endangered birds?

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Angry Birds, What’s Black and White and Hungry All Over, and a Little Something for the Ladies: This Week in Bird News

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It’s a feeding frenzy in southern Argentina, as one million-plus Magellanic Penguins descend on Punta Tombo’s beaches due to an unusual glut of sardines and anchovies. The law of unintended consequences has tragic effects at a zoo in England, as rat poison ends up killing the Rainbow Lorikeets it was intended to protect.

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A World on the Wing: The Global Odyssey of Migratory Birds–A Book Review

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I was especially interested in “To Hide From God,” the chapter on songbird slaughter and protection in Cyprus. Ask any birder–migration is joy.

The Endangered Andean Flamingo

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The largest of the Andean flamingos is native to the wetlands and shallow alkaline lakes of the high Andes mountain range, from southern Perú to northwestern Argentina and northern Chile. The Andean Flamingo is now protected under the Endangered Species Act of 1973. Because the Andean Flamingo’s recent addition to the endangered species list, there have been few implemented plans to protect it.

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Where America dreams of/goes birding?

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6%: Antarctica, Argentina, Indonesia (including the votes for West Papua), India. A lot more needs to be done to protect and sustainably utilise that biodiversity, although with the Brazil’s current president, it seems highly unlikely. I had no intention of making a questionnaire or analysing the results.

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The Glitter in the Green: In Search of Hummingbirds–A Hummer Book Review

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It is also a story about conservation: the danger hummingbirds have always been in from all sides, natural and human-made, and the ways in which individuals, community groups, and larger organizations are working to protect them.

Is The Hooded Grebe About To Go Extinct?

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They breed on a number of basaltic lakes in southwestern Argentina, and it is not entirely clear where they all winter, but some wintering Hooded Grebes have been found outside their breeding range (and a few none-breeding birds have been found year round at two locations on the Atlantic, apparently). We analyse possible causes for the decline of the population and propose conservation actions to protect this species.

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The Ross Sea – the Last Intact Marine Ecosystem on Earth – and I

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In July 2013, the Commission for the Conservation of Antarctic Marine Living Resources held a meeting in Bremerhaven in Germany, to decide whether to turn the Ross Sea into a marine protected area. The deal failed due to Russia voting against it, citing uncertainty about whether the commission had the authority to establish a marine protected area. Back to the Future – the Case for Protection.

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Swainson’s Hawk Splendor

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I was surprised by the level of protectiveness given the advanced age of the kids, but I guess my main exposure to young hawks is in urban areas where people in proximity are generally tolerated. Argentina is calling and the fall migration will soon be underway. Swainson’s Hawks are special. As special as any bird that is abundant… just not abundant in your neck of the woods.

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Birdwatching Santiago de Chile Part-2

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After soaking-in the moment and gazing for a while, we walked a little toward the river to a more protected area where the incoming river formed a bay. It was 5:30 pm and we had call it a day since we had to return the car at the airport and get a transfer to the bus station so we could travel to Mendoza Argentina during the night. Continued from: Birdwatching Santiago de Chile – Trip Report.

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Where to See Kiwi (and other birds) During the Rugby World Cup

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Sadly the great gannet colonies during the July to October period to protect the birds, but if you head up to Boundary Stream you’ll find a good mix of lowland and mountain forest where active management is keeping forest birds going. Invercargill The bottom of New Zealand and you’d be forgiven for thinking the end of the world is where you’ll be heading if you’re following Argentina, Scotland, Romania or Georgia.

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Trump or Cruz? Clinton or Sanders? NOA! Vote for me!

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My agenda is to help to make the Ross Sea an international marine protected area. I studied them for 20 years, published one paper and half a dozen blogs about them, talked to the media more times than I can remember and helped the state Institute for Protection of Nature to draft a protection proposal, which went to the City Assembly. Yes, none of the above. Vote for me! But what do I stand for? What do I want to deliver?

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Best* Bird Books, Binoculars, Bottles** of Booze, and Backpacks of the Bygone Year

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The holidays started early this year, with the first night of Hannukah coming right at the end of Thanksgiving weekend!