THIS IS A NOTICE OF INTENT TO AWARD TO A SINGLE-SOURCE AND THERE IS NO FULL ANNOUNCEMENT ASSOCIATED WITH THIS NOTICE.
The U. S. Fish and Wildlife Service (Service) intends to award a cooperative agreement to BirdsCaribbean for the implementation of a survey to assess the harvest pressure on migratory
shorebirds along the coast of Guyana.
Funding for this project is provided under the authority of the Fish and Wildlife Act of 1956, as amended, 16 U.S.C.
742a-754; Fish and Wildlife Coordination Act of 1958, 16 U.S.C.
661-667(e); Fish and Wildlife Conservation Act, 16 U.S.C.
2901-2911; the Migratory Bird Treaty Act, 16 U.S.C.
709a, and the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 201 6. BirdsCaribbean was selected to receive this award based on its unique qualifications related to ongoing and continuing work by the organization contributing to the understanding of the shorebirds in the Caribbean and northern South America, and contacts with extensive knowledge of the local communities in Guyana.