Tag Archives: Colombia

You Share the Planet With #2: Glistening-green Tanager


It’s taken me one year for the 2nd installment of this series on species of birds new to me, and perhaps to you too. I want to resist the temptation to only present the most colorful species when I do … Continue reading

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Aleteo #131 – Fundacion ProAves: Conservation News from Colombia


Impressive records from camera traps in the Andean Parrots Conservation Corridor in the Central Cordillera Pumas, spectacled bears, pavas, tapirs, deers and antpittas have been captured by the camera traps installed in the ProAves  Andean Parrots Birds Reserve and El Mirador … Continue reading

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ProAves Aleteo #130 – ancient tradtions amended for bird conservation


Our friends in Colombia have again broken new ground in the cause for avian conservation.  Recently, ProAves engaged in an educational campaign aimed at a change in the annual observance of Palm Sunday, in which devout Catholics would recreate the … Continue reading

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ProAves reforesting Colombia for Cerulean Warblers


An important habitat corridor for Cerulean Warblers has been reforested in Colombia, thanks to efforts of an international team of conservationists and to the many private ranchers, cacao, and coffee farmers who sponsored shade tree plantings on their land. Learn … Continue reading

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Aleteo #127 – Conservation news from ProAves Colombia


Check out the latest from ProAves Colombia in Aleteo #127. Among other important stories, ProAves is celebrating 15 years of conservation festivals!

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Aleteo #126: Colombian Conservation from ProAves


Check out the latest in Colombian Conservation from ProAves.  I never cease to be impressed by the great work these people are doing to conserve biodiversity in one of the earth’s great hot spots.  For example, they just added nearly … Continue reading

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Aleteo #121: Conservation news from ProAves in Colombia


Check out the latest conservation news from ProAves.

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Three new bird species for Colombia


The most bird-rich country in the world has just added three new species to its roster, bringing the total to an astounding 1903!  Read all about it at Fundacion ProAves.

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Aleteo #119 – conservation updates from ProAves, Colombia


Aleteo #119 – conservation updates from ProAves, Colombia ProAves manages to recover part of the Ñambí River after oil spillIn 2009 the River Ñambí suffered a severe environment blow as a result of the illegal exploitation of oil that took … Continue reading

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Aleteo #118: Conservation news from Colombia


A service of Fundacion ProAves Welcome to Aleteo: conservation news from Colombia News197 additional acres for the protection of the Santa Marta ParakeetNow the El Dorado Reserve has an additional property located in the upper part of the Cuchilla de … Continue reading

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Aleteo #115: Conservation News from Colombia


Welcome to Aleteo: conservation news from Colombia News The Yellow-eared Parrot Population continues to GrowDuring the monitoring conducted in 2013 in the town of Roncesvalles, Tolima, a Yellow-eared parrot population of 1,408 individuals was recorded, 190 individuals more than in 2012,  … Continue reading

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Aleteo 111: Conservation news from Colombia


A camera trap confirms a tapir in a place tapirs were thought to have been extirpated!  Check out this and other updates from ProAves here.

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Aleteo #105: Conservation news from Colombia


Check here for the latest in conservation news from Colombia.

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How they do it in Colombia – bird conservation and kids


International Migratory Bird Day Celebrations:  Just look at those angelic faces, turning out to celebrate their unique place in the world as a home to migratory birds! Here’s a description of International Migratory Bird Day from the link above, but … Continue reading

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