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Conservation Action Plan

Much of the November 2007 inaugural meeting of the IBTCG focused on identifying potential limiting factors and corresponding conservation actions that would form the backbone of a Bicknell's Thrush Conservation Action Plan. Subsequent annual meetings in Hadley, MA (October 2008) and Quebec City, PQ (September 2009) focused on further developing priority conservation actions identified during this process, and refining early drafts of the Conservation Action Plan.

A Conservation Action Plan for Bicknell's Thrush
(English, PDF, 1.3 MB)

Plan de conservation de la Grive de Bicknell
(French, PDF 1.0 MB)

Plan de Acción para la Conservación del Zorzal de Bicknell
(Spanish, PDF, 1.1 MB)



Report CoverThe IBTCG held its fourth annual meeting, in conjunction with the Black-capped Petrel Working Group, in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic on 2-4 November 2010. Sixty conservation biologists from 7 countries representing 3 languages spent 3 days focused on increasing cooperation between Caribbean and North American IBTCG partners through hands-on engagement in implementing the Conservation Action Plan.

Workshop Report / Reporte del Taller

Conservation Action Planning for Catharus bicknelli (Bicknell's Thrush) and Pterodroma hasitata (Black-capped Petrel): Flagships for Montane Forest Conservation on Hispaniola (PDF, 550KB)

Planificación de Acción para la Conservación de Catharus bicknelli (Zorzal de Bicknell) y Pterodroma hasitata (Diablotín): Especies Emblemáticas para la Conservación del Bosque Montano de Isla Española
(PDF, 560KB)

Best Management Practices

Guidelines and Best Management Practices (BMPs) are approaches based on best available science that, if followed, may help conserve Bicknell's Thrush populations and their habitats. Cover

Conserving the Bicknell's Thrush:Stewardship and management practices for Nova Scotia's high-elevation forests. (PDF, 13 MB)

Bicknell’s Thrush in New Brunswick Forests: What we know, what we need to know, and how the forest industry can help. (PDF, 0.5 MB: English, French)









Towards an Improved Conservation Strategy for Bicknell's Thrush in La Visite National Park Haiti

Timyan, J.C, J.E. Goetz, J.C. Martínez-­-Sánchez. 2012. Toward an Improved Conservation Strategy for Bicknell's Thrush (Catharus bicknelli) in La Visite National Park, Haiti. Unpublished report for Canadian Wildlife Service and BirdLife International.







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