Save the Hooded Grebe - Emergency Appeal
Event: Save the Hooded Grebe
£9,019.31 raised of £15,000.00 target
£9,019.31 raised so far
How to make a donation
Donate online at - www.justgiving.com/Hooded-Grebe
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Thanks for visiting BirdLife International's Hooded Grebe Appeal page and helping us save this stunning Patagonian species from extinction.
Our national Partner Aves Argentinas acts as official BirdLife Species Guardian for Hooded Grebe - working closely with a number of other Argentinian organisations implementing a new species action plan. There's a great deal to be done, in limited time, while the chance to make a difference remains.
Every donation made will fund urgently required conservation like direct action to remove threats on their breeding grounds, satellite tracking that will protect birds during their migrations and advocacy to influence government officials, local communities and land owners to protect these birds and the remote habitat they live in.
Your support is vital to this work and will make a real difference to its success. So please, dig deep, donate now and help us prevent another tragic extinction.
Just last year a sinister new threat emerged. Invasive American Mink were found to have reached the Hooded Grebe's remote Patagonian breeding grounds and researchers discovered they had wiped out an entire breeding colony by slaughtering more than thirty breeding adults and destroying 40 eggs in one attack. You can see a picture of two of the birds killed at the scene in the photo gallery below.
Tackling threats like this are difficult but our experience shows they can be succesful with the right resources and individuals like you you can make an enormous difference.
You can watch a video of breeding Hooded Grebes shot by our conservation field team earlier this month by clicking the video image in the gallery below.
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BirdLife International is the world’s largest nature conservation partnership and the world leader in bird conservation. We believe in a world rich in biodiversity where people and nature live in harmony. We offer that hope for the future of the planet but we need your help to achieve it.
Thank you, Santiago, for sharing these wonderful birds with Ian, Owen, Phil and I 2 years ago. Good luck in saving the species.
Donation by Pauline Hogg on 01/12/13
+ £18.75 Gift Aid
A donation for research and conservation
Donation by D H Lawson CBE on 25/11/13
+ £12.50 Gift Aid
Grebes are amazing birds so wanted to contribute to the conservation of the Hooded Grebe. (Have just seen all 6 UK grebes in a year: http://riverbankscribe.wordpress.com/2013/11/09/a-year-in-grebes/)
Donation by Rich Tweedy on 11/11/13
+ £7.50 Gift Aid
Making this donation in honor of Dr. Robert Storer, now deceased, who showed me one of the first specimens of this species when it was first discovered in the early 1970s, when I was still a student.
Donation by Allen & Nancy Chartier on 22/10/13
Wishing the project continued success - well done everyone you're doing an amazing job. Looks like employing the 'colony guardians' is a very good use of funds.
Donation by J Smith on 12/10/13
Good luck. I hope you reach your target and more importantly the birds are protected!
Donation by Dave Bird on 27/09/13
Donation by Urs-Peter Stäuble on 25/09/13
Donation by Joan Hardie on 24/09/13
Donation by Lawrence H. Thompson on 17/09/13
All ornithologists help survive this beautiful bird
Donation by Urs-Peter Stäuble on 29/06/13
Great news that a new national park has been established to protected hooded grebe and other Patagonia wildlife.
Donation by Graham Chisholm on 23/06/13
To all bird lovers help this beautiful grebe to survive for our children
Donation by Urs-Peter Stäuble on 19/03/13
This beautiful grebe has to survive for future generations of bird lovers
Donation by Urs-Peter Stäuble on 31/12/12
every little helps - an inspiring bird and great to help a community look after it
Donation by Jay Linden on 26/09/12
Donation by Urs-Peter Stäuble on 29/07/12
I'm revising the bibliogaphy on this species. It's being appalling to witness its decline after a few years of hope
Donation by Santi Guallar on 17/07/12
This is a great project for a fantastic bird - best of luck!
Donation by Robert Lingard on 30/06/12
+ £2.75 Gift Aid
Donation by BOB & KAREN Fisher on 29/06/12
I am lucky enough to have seen Hooded Grebes on the Strobel Plateau and I wish the team every success in their efforts to save this superb bird.
Donation by Phil Tizzard on 29/06/12
Thanks for doing such a fantastic job on all our behalfs. xxx
Donation by courtney on 27/06/12
Donation by Neil Osborne on 26/06/12
+ £5.00 Gift Aid
Just seen hooded grebes in Argentina , wonderful birds !
Donation by Bertus de Lange on 28/04/12
Donation by Martin Mandák on 24/04/12
Let's keep the fundraising going for the grebes!
Donation by Brenton Head on 03/03/12
Proud to support my colleagues and friends at Aves Argentinas and Ambiente Sur.
Donation by Charles D. Duncan on 17/02/12
- * Online donations£4,432.31
- Offline donations£4,577.00
- Text donations£10.00
- Total raised£9,019.31
- Gift Aid£137.75
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