Expanding Protection for the Araripe Manakin in Brazil

Image credit: Rick Elis Simpson, Creative Commons
Grantee American Bird Conservancy
Target Araripe Manakin
Location Brazil
Grant Amount $20,000

Habitat loss due to development and deforestation has shrunk the Araripe Manakin habitat to only 28 km2. The land purchase is urgent to stop the development from encroaching onto more lands of this endangered species.