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Neotropical Birding and Conservation

Neotropical Birding and Conservation is an international organisation for birders and ornithologists interested in the birds of the Neotropics (Mexico, Middle and South America, and the Caribbean). NBC has been helping to conserve the birds of the Neotropics since 1994.聽 NBC carries out various activities and the pages of this website describe them in detail.聽 A full description of聽 NBC鈥檚 activities can be found on the About NBCpage, but for those who prefer to skip straight to the main pages, our publications Cotinga聽and聽Neotropical Birding are described on NBC publications聽page, and our conservation work is聽described聽here: Conservation. Having learned about what we do we hope you’ll decide to join NBC and details of how to do so are described on the聽Join & Support page. NBC’s Corporate Supporters are shown in the column to the right and we thank them for their support.

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Our latest publications

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Here are our latest journals. Click on the covers to see the table of contents and samples of articles:

NB30 – Published March 2022 C44 – Published on-line only July 2022 NB31- Published July 2022

Free copy of the 25th Anniversary bumper edition of Neotropical Birding!

Stuck in lockdown and not an NBC member? We have a special offer for you.聽 We are making digital copies of Neotropical Birding 25, which was published in August 2019, available free to anyone who wants one.聽 If you enjoy reading NB25 we hope you will consider supporting the NBC by joining and receiving our 2020 publications.聽 And please tell all your friends about this so they can download and read NB25 as well.

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Cotinga 39 now available for free download –

The full contents of Cotinga 39 are now available for free download from here.

Free publications: Issues 1-39 of Cotinga are now available for free download via this website. The NBC is grateful to Steve Smith for creating digital copies of the first 19 volumes of the journal. Click聽here: Cotinga 1-42聽.聽

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The method for recovering your password is embedded in WordPress and does not work – WordPress are aware of the problem. We will try to keep it disabled but some updates cause it to be re-enabled.聽 We apologise for the inconvenience.

To recover a lost password please contact the secretary .

Links with eBird –

As most people are now aware, eBird has become the main data gatherer for bird records around the world and it would be a great benefit to eBird if all NBC members could submit their records to eBird either via their main site or via the eBird Regional Portals.聽 Full details of these, with easy links are available here.

Neotropical Birding 1-10聽now available for free download –

The full contents of Neotropical Birding issues 1 to 10 are now available for free download.聽 In addition, we have now made available for free download some of the articles in more recent issues of Neotropical Birding.聽 Specifically, most of the very popular聽 Splits, lumps, and shuffles series are now available, as are most of the recent Conservation Awards summaries.聽 Please see the NB index pages here and look for papers with the titles highlighted in green and underlined.

NBC goes digital –

From 2018 members have had the option to receive their publications in digital format.聽 Full details of the reduced membership rates are here. Printed copies of both publications continue to be available as many of our members have said they prefer this option. However, members joining using our special reduced rate will only receive digital copies.

Amazon Smile –

Support the NBC when you shop at Amazon – we have now set up an arrangement with Amazon who will donate to the NBC 0.5% of the cost of any purchases made by members (or anyone else), which while it may sound like a small amount could contribute significant funds to the club if we all sign up for it.聽 All you have to do is use the Smile Amazon site and putNeotropical Birding and Conservation into the search box to indicate which charity you want you donation to support.聽 Click here for Smile Amazon.

Website Terms & Conditions of Use updated July 27th 2020

As of 27th July 2020 this websites Terms and Conditions of Use have been updated to view a the latest version see here

NBC Code of Practice –

Our guide to good behaviour in the field : In line with the other regional bird clubs ABC and OBC we are proud to publish our own code of practice. We hope that members will adopt this when in the field. It is envisaged that the code will be updated from time to time so please let us know if you have any comments. Remember the welfare of the birds comes first. To download a copy click here

Nuestra gu铆a para el buen comportamiento observando aves en el campo: alineados聽con los otros clubes de aves regionales ABC y OBC, estamos orgullosos de publicar nuestro propio c贸digo de buenas pr谩cticas de observaci贸n de aves. Esperamos que nuestros miembros adopten este c贸digo cuando est茅n en el campo. Tambi茅n les avisamos que este c贸digo se actualizar谩 de vez en cuando, as铆 que h谩gannos saber si tienen alg煤n comentario o sugerencia. Recuerden que el bienestar de las aves es lo primero. Para descargar una copia del c贸digo haz click aqu铆.

Nosso guia para um bom comportamento no campo: De acordo com os outros clubes regionais de aves, a ABC e a OBC, temos orgulho de publicar nosso pr贸prio c贸digo de pr谩tica. Esperamos que os membros o adotem enquanto estiverem em campo. Prev锚-se que o c贸digo seja atualizado periodicamente, por isso informe-nos se tiver algum coment谩rio. Lembre-se que o bem-estar das aves vem em primeiro lugar. Para baixar uma c贸pia clique aqui.

Keeping in touch with聽 NBC & Data Privacy (GDPR) –

Data protection rules require you to give us your consent before we can contact you on certain NBC matters such as, fundraising, events & volunteering opportunities. If you wish to receive such information (and have not already given your consent) you may do so by clicking here.

In using this website (for example by applying for membership), you may disclose personal information to us. Please see our Website Terms & Conditions and Privacy & Cookies Notice for information on how we collect, use, store and share your data. For further information about GDPR visit FAQs about GDPR.

The photographs on this website were taken by David Fisher and Alex Lees, unless otherwise credited.

Neotropical Birding and Conservation (NBC) es una organizaci贸n internacional creada para los observadores de aves y ornit贸logos interesados en las aves que se distribuyen en el Neotr贸pico (Meso, Sur Am茅rica y el Caribe). NBC ha contribuido a la conservaci贸n de las aves del Neotr贸pico desde 1994. El Club lleva a cabo diversas actividades y las pesta帽as de este sitio web las describen en detalle. Un retrato completo de las actividades de la NBC se puede encontrar en la pesta帽a llamada Acerca del NBC, pero para aquellos que prefieren pasar directamente a las p谩ginas principales, nuestras revistas Cotinga y Neotropical Birding se describen en la pesta帽a de publicaciones del NBC, y nuestro trabajo de conservaci贸n se describe en Conservaci贸n. Una vez que ha conocido acerca de lo que hacemos esperamos que decida unirse al NBC, los detalles de c贸mo hacerlo se describen en la pesta帽a 脷nete y Apoya. Los miembros corporativos del NBC se muestran en la columna a la derecha y les agradecemos por su apoyo.

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