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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.

To see all sites, please visit the WHSRN map.

Banco dos Cajuais, Brazil
Designated August 2017
Bahía de Todos Santos, Mexico
Designated September 2017

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Bahía de Todos Santos (in Baja California, Mexico) is designated a WHSRN Site of Regional Importance!

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