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WESTERN HEMISPHERE SHOREBIRD RESERVE NETWORK

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.


New Sites

Monumento Natural Laguna de los Pozuelos
Site of International Importance
Jujuy, Argentina
Designated May 2014

Bahía de Tóbari
Site of International Importance
Sonora, Mexico
Designated September 2014

Sites in WHSRNews

Chile and Peru: Strengthening Good Governance for WHSRN Sites, September 2014

News from WHSRN

WHSRNews: September 2014
Two "good governance" courses in South America, PASP finalizes shorebird-marking protocol, and hunters observe World Shorebirds' Day!

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WHSRNews Update
A warm welcome to Bahía de Tóbari in Sonora, Mexico, as the 90th WHSRN Site!

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