A presentation by by Alan Monroy-Ojeda of the IUCN World Commission on Protected Areas. Kiekari Bird Observatory is a bird monitoring and MoSI station located in Xico, Veracruz, Mexico, at the foothills of the Gulf of Mexico slope, along one of the most important migration corridors in the Americas. Alan Monroy is an ornithologist, natural resource management specialist, and Director of the Kiekari Bird Observatory. He is also nature illustrator, bio-builder, permaculture practitioner, and yoga enthusiast.