Saving Giant Anteaters thanks to the Red Siskin

April 16, 2021 by Bárbara Santana

The SRCS, one of our founding partners, has dedicated more than 20 years to the conservation of Red Siskins in Guyana. Nevertheless, their researches went beyond...

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First RSI Research Updates Meeting

January 25, 2021

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.

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Building alliances

December 15, 2020

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.

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Spanish company Aviantecnic joins the RSI network of collaborators

November 17, 2020

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.

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RSI participation in the Group-Management Initiative

November 12, 2020

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 tools

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Tracy Aviary joins the Red Siskin Initiative flock!

November 10, 2020

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.

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Good news for Red Siskin conservation in Guyana!

October 15, 2020

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.

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HARI becomes an RSI Bronze donor!

October 1, 2020

HARI’s mission is to promote the advancement and improvement of aviculture through education and research in the areas of psittacine health, nutrition, breeding, and early parrot education

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Red Siskin Initiative joins The Bird-Friendly Coalition!

September 21, 2020

Red Siskin Initiative activities relevant to the Coalition include conserving forest in Red Siskin habitat in Venezuela.

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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.

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The Red Siskin has been an inspiration for generations of Venezuelan singers, poets and painters, but unsustainable harvest, and habitat loss and degradation have brought the Red Siskin close to extinction.

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