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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 new sites and those recently highlighted in WHSRNews. To see all sites, please visit the WHSRN map.

Monumento Natural Laguna de los Pozuelos, Argentina
Designated May 2014
Bahía de Tóbari, Mexico
Designated September 2014
"Mexico: Airport Threatens Lago de Texcoco WHSRN Site"
November 2014

News from WHSRN

WHSRNews: November 2014
Predicting Shorebirds’ Vulnerability to Climate Change; Mexico Airport Threatens Lago de Texcoco WHSRN Site; Shorebirds in the 2014 U.S. State of the Birds Report.

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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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