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Welcome to the 63th Aleteo with conservation news from ProAves Colombia
Loro10 years of saving the Yellow-eared Parrot
ProAves reflects on its 10 year campaign with Fundacion Loro Parque and others to save the Critically Endangered Yellow-eared Parrot. Together, conservation efforts have directly involved over 180 people and we are delighted to report the strong recovery of the Yellow-eared Parrot from 81 individuals in 1999 to over 1000 individuals confirmed in 2009. Read more…
EscudoYellow-eared Parrot added to municipality shield
Thanks to our conservation work in the town of Jardín, Department of Antioquia, the Yellow-eared Parrot has been named as the municipality’s official bird. The community of Jardín have also changed their shield to add the parrot.
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DN MagazineRanita Dorada Amphibian Reserve in DN Magazine
The Dutch DN Magazine, specialized in the publication of Poison-dart frog articles, published an extensive article and video of the ProAves Ranita Dorada Amphibian Nature Reserve – the world’s first protected area established to save critically endangered amphibians. Read more…
BDProAves bird database exceeds 270,000 records
With seven years of targeted bird research and monitoring across a strategic network of research stations and protected areas in Colombia, we have established a database of over 270,000 bird records that is assisting bird conservation activities. Read more…
CVSConservation strategy for parrots in Córdoba Department
Through an inter-agency collaboration between ProAves and the Corporación Autonama Regional de los Valles del Sinú y San Jorge (CVS), we are formulating a conservation strategy for parrots in Córdoba Department in NW Colombia. This regions holds perhaps the rarest parrot on the planet – the Sinú Parakeet that sadly may already be extinct. Read more…

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