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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.

Below are WHSRN's newest sites (in red) and those recently highlighted in WHSRNews. To see all sites, please visit the WHSRN map.

Desembocadura y Estuario del Río Maipo, Chile
Designated July 2015
 
Bahía de Tóbari, Mexico
Designated September 2014
 
"A Successful Spring at the Delaware Bay WHSRN Site"
Delaware Bay, USA
July 2015
 
"Unprecedented Shorebird Survey at Alaska WHSRN Site"
Yukon Delta NWR, USA
July 2015
 

News from WHSRN


WHSRNews: July 2015
Shorebird Research in the Arctic; Building Capacity in Central America (Science and Governance); and Update from Delaware Bay (USA)

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S
pecial Note: 30 July 2015

New WHSRN Site in central-west Chile!

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