A rust and gray-colored bird stands on a mossy surface and looks at the camera.

How Training Secretive Birds Became a Boon for Tropical Forest Conservation

By Ryan F. Mandelbaum
August 10, 2023 — When a farming family in Ecuador “befriended” an elusive antpitta, they pioneered a new path for ecotourism.
The Flyways

Chile prepares to include birds in its GDP

By Javiera Ferreyra
March 07, 2023 — Chile is a world destination for adventure and nature tourism. This line of the economy is growing and will soon reach higher levels thanks to the fact that birdwatching is on the rise in the country.

How Ecotourists Can Avoid Getting Greenwashed

By Rene Ebersole
September 28, 2018 — These resources and tips help ensure that eco-minded travelers' dollars make a difference for wildlife and local people.

Meet the Brave Bodyguards Protecting Belize’s Scarlet Macaws From Poachers

By Martha Harbison
March 27, 2017 — To keep macaw chicks safe, a team of rangers spends night and day watching over the birds’ nests and homes.
Audubon in Action

Colombia’s First Caribbean Birdwatching Trail Attracts Attention

By Andrea Schneibel
February 09, 2016 — The path aims to contribute with the conservation of endangered species and their habitats, while benefitting the locals financially.