SJV Board Chairman Geoff Geupel of Point Blue Conservation Science, board member Francisco Abarca of the Arizona Game and Fish Department, as well as SJV partner Mike Lynes of Audubon California, recently shared success stories from the SJV and other Migratory Bird Joint Ventures with members of congress and natural resource agencies on a week-long trip to Washington, D.C.
A new storymap highlights bird conservation success stories from the SJV and other Migratory Bird Joint Ventures around North America.
The Bird Education Alliance for Conservation (BEAC) implements bird conservation in this manner. BEAC promotes collaboration between Canada, the United States, and Mexico to implement these activities.
A first assessment of the Red Knot population wintering in Golfo de Santa Clara, Alto Golfo de California and Colorado River Delta Biosphere Reserve, Mexico
Project Description This project involves the implementation of an annual monitoring program for Red Knot (Calidris canutus roselaari) in the Alto Golfo de California and Colorado River Delta Biosphere Reserve, Mexico. This wintering population could be independent from that of Guerrero Negro, Baja California, and provide clues on the migratory routes of up to 68%
Project Description Arizona Western College is seeking funds to educate Yuma residents on the importance of wetlands restoration for bird conservation. Wetlands in the Yuma area are critical habitat for the endangered Yuma Clapper Rail, Southwestern Willow Flycatcher, and Western Yellow-billed Cuckoo. Riparian habitats in the Sonoran and Mojave deserts support over 33% of plants
Project Description The desert grasslands of Sonora, the southwestern U.S., and northern Mexico are globally important to North American grasslands birds in winter. This project will deliver information on the abundance, distribution, and inter-annual movements of wintering grasslands birds in Sonora, including up to 30 priority species, in relation to other desert grasslands in northern
Riparian and Madrean Pine-Oak Avian Monitoring at Habitat Restoration Sites, Villa Verde and Los Campitos, Sonora, Mexico
Project Description This project continues and expands bird monitoring efforts at the Villa Verde and Los Campitos drainages, both in the Sonoran Upper San Pedro Watershed. This project is three-fold in scope. First, funds will be used for outreach efforts to landowners to extend bird monitoring efforts to newly identified critical habitat sites. This will
Project Description The Colorado River delta is one of the most important areas for bird conservation in the Sonoran Desert. The delta supports more than 150,000 migratory waterbirds, is a critical stopover site for over 100 species of Neotropical migratory landbirds, and provides habitat for endangered species such as Yuma Clapper Rail and California Black