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.
We envision to maintain and restore self-sustaining populations of Red Siskins in their natural habitat and their historical distribution range.Read more
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.
The Red Siskin has been an inspiration for generations of Venezuelan singers, poets and painters.Read more
Two primary human activities have brought the Red Siskin to the brink of extinction: unsustainable capture and trafficking of wild animals, and habitat loss and degradation.Read more
Everybody can make the 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, anti-trafficking programs, captive breeding and education.Read more
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 the difference.
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