During the second week of January, we held the first RSI Research Updates Meeting in order to help all our collaborators understand the various research projects in progress on Red Siskin biology and conservation.Read more
Today, the Red Siskin Specialists and Aviculturists Network (ReSSAN) has 127 members, with leaders promoting our efforts in Venezuela, Spain, Portugal, Brazil, the United Kingdom, the United States, and Australia.Read more
For about three years now, we have welcomed aviculturists from across the world as part of this collaboration, as they have contributed their experience in breeding Red Siskins and their interest in promoting ethical practices in aviculture.Read more
In 2020, the international Group Management Initiative (GMI) was formed, with the vision of effectively conserving all species requiring group-based population management, using the best available scientific information and toolsRead more
Tracy Aviary in Salt Lake City, Utah, is now home to a small flock of red siskins! Since arriving in the fall, our red siskin flock has settled in nicely to one of our mixed-species aviaries, alongside a few tanager and dove species.Read more
It is a pleasure to share with you the news! Guyana has officially classified its first Important Bird and Biodiversity Area (IBA), located in South Central Rupununi.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 scientists are using fieldwork, labwork, and in-depth analyses to better understand the ecology and genetics of this species.Read more
We are working hard in order to rescue individuals confiscated from the illegal trade, rehabilitate them, raise more, and 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
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The Red Siskin Initiative is partnership of many who strongly believe that we will have time to prevent the extinction.
We dream of the Red Siskin as a source of local and national pride in all range countries. Work with us to make te difference
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