Paraguay?s first Western Hemisphere Shorebird Reserve Network site – right on the capital?s doorstep!

Monitoring of shorebirds by Guyra Paraguay (BirdLife Partner in Paraguay) has resulted in the designation of the country?s first Western Hemisphere Shorebird Reserve Network (WHSRN) site. Baha de Asuncin – an IBA wetland just north of Paraguay?s capital city Asuncin – has been identified as a key site for the Near Threatened Buff-breasted Sandpiper Tryngites subruficollis. The inclusion of Baha de Asuncin within the WHSRN will strengthen the network of sites, which aims to conserve shorebirds and their habitats across the Americas.

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Updated: February 17, 2012 — 7:38 pm

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