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International Choirs Unite to Sing for Rare Bird Species

For the second year running, the Secretariats of CMS and AEWA jointly organized a benefit concert in Bonn, Germany as their contribution to the global celebration of World Migratory Bird Day. This year’s concert aimed to raise funds for the White-winged Flufftail, a Critically Endangered bird species, which is thought to have a population of less than 250 individuals remaining in the wild.

13 May 2014

Safron-cowled Blackbirds

Fragmentation of grassland habitats and illegal capture and trade have been the main reasons for the decline in the populations of these species.

28 February 2014

Male Saffron-cowled Blackbird

The Saffron-cowled Blackbird is protected by law in Brazil, Uruguay and Paraguay, and occurs in at least one protected area in Brazil, two in Uruguay, and two in Paraguay.

28 February 2014

A female Saffron-cowled Blackbird

Fragmentation of grassland habitats and illegal capture and trade have been the main reasons for the decline in the populations of species of southern South American Grassland Birds.

28 February 2014

Saffron-cowled Blackbird

The MoU on the Conservation of Southern South American Migratory Grassland Bird Species and Their Habitats was concluded under CMS auspices and became effective on 26 August 2007.

28 February 2014