Birder's Guide

MAR 2015

Birder's Guide is the American Birding Association's newest publication. Each issue focuses on a key subject, providing tips from experienced birders on a wide variety of topics like Travel, Listing & Taxonomy, Gear, and Conservation & Community.

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Helps Save Endangered BirdS B i r d S 62 Birder's Guide to Travel | March 2015 Lear's Macaw populations have increased tenfold to more than 1,000 birds thanks in part to the protection of Canudos Biological Station (managed by Biodiversitas), where 80% of the population of this Brazilian endemic nests. Photo © Ciro Ginez Albano See it, Save it: International Tourism Initiative Have you dreamed of visiting South America to see a Long- whiskered Owlet or a Marvelous Spatuletail? Or to be awed by the sight of spectacular Lear's Macaws at their cliff-side nest- ing colonies? If that imagery isn't enough for you to start making travel plans, imagine further that your visit could also help protect habitat for these species. Ready to go?

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