Expanding Abra Patricia Reserve

Grantee American Bird Conservancy
Location Peru
Grant Amount 30,000

Expand the Abra Patricia Reserve, which is located in the Peruvian Yungas forest along the eastern slope of the Andes in northern Peru. Here, bird diversity is among the highest on Earth, yet the area is currently experiencing some of the fastest deforestation rates in the country. This project secures an Alliance for Zero Extinction priority site and Critically Endangered species.