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Shorebirds are among nature's most ambitious, long-distance migrants. But their numbers are dropping quickly with some species projected to go extinct within our lifetime. Protecting these birds is an important international conservation priority that requires proactive and coordinated efforts within each of the countries these birds fly through during their vast, pole to pole migrations.

WHSRN’s mission is to conserve shorebirds and their habitats through a network of key sites across the Americas.

Below are WHSRN's newest sites (in red) and those recently highlighted in WHSRNews (in yellow).

To see all sites, please visit the WHSRN map.

Flint Hills, United States
Designated September 2016
"Assessing WHSRN Sites in the Atlantic Flyway"
Bay of Fundy, Canada (and others)
October 2016
"Several Good Signs at Delaware Bay"
Delaware Bay, USA
October 2016
"Chile: Shorebird Conservation Plan for Chiloé, Phase III"
Humedales Orientales de Chiloé, Chile
October 2016

News from WHSRN

WHSRNews: September 2016

We have a very full Newsletter this month, with highlights from throughout the year!

              To the Newsletter...

Flint Hills (in Kansas/Oklahoma, USA) is designated a WHSRN Landscape of Hemispheric Importance!

              To the Update...


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