In March 2022, Red Siskin Initiative advisor, Kate Rodriguez-Clark, led a scoping meeting with our current and prospective partners to a potential Red Siskin SAFE program application.Read more
The Ornithological Federation of Andalucía joins to RSI, providing support for storage areas, control of biological specimens and construction of feeders in outdoor aviaries.Read more
In June, the "Birds and Coffee" agroforestry project implemented the Bridging the Americas program in two primary schools in the coffee growing areas of Piedra de Cachimbo and La Florida, in the Venezuelan Coastal Range.Read more
ACAFLO was selected to participate in Innovation Eco Program.Read more
The Red Siskin Initiative is an international partnership of public and private institutions communities and people working to help understand, protect and restore sustainable populations of the Red Siskin.
Our mission is to restore self-sustaining populations of Red Siskins across their historical distribution.Read more
Our scientists use fieldwork, labwork, and in-depth analyses to study the threats to and the ecology and genetics of this species.Read more
We rescue individuals confiscated from the illegal trade, rehabilitate and reproduce them, and are developing strategies and methods to reintroduce them into nature.Read more
Two Venezuelan local TV chains are presenting a promotional video of the RSI featuring Venezuelan radio and TV host Rocco Pirillo titled “Four things you didn’t know about redheads”.Read more
More bird-friendly agroforestry crops and protected areas guarantee environmental, economic, and social sustainabilityRead more
Once abundant across northern Venezuela, today it is a very rare bird.
Everybody can make a difference. Share with others what you know about the Red Siskin, do not choose wildlife as pets, contribute to the project with money or time.
Your generous contribution will support essential research, habitat protection and recovery, anti-trafficking programs, captive breeding and education.Read more
The Red Siskin Initiative is a partnership of many people and organizations who are committed to the successful conservation of this beloved species.
We dream of the Red Siskin as a source of local and national pride in all range countries. Work with us to make the difference.
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