Posteado por: Fundacion Conservacion Verde | 1 de mayo de 2012

Hummingbird Banding at Colombia – Anillando colibries para su Conservación

HUMMINGBIRD BANDING PROJECT (chestnut Bellied Hummingbird)

Proyecto Anillamiento de las poblaciones de Amazilia castaneiventris para su conservación

We are began banding hummingbirds at Colombia with our first project along the eastern andes with populations the Chestnut Bellied Hummingbird (Amazilia castaneiventris). we are establishing a hummingbird monitoring site at a premontane forest near Soata. The site is known to have big target populations the Chestnut Bellied Hummingbird (Amazilia castaneiventris) , including endemic hummingbird as: lazuline sabrewing (Campylopterus falcatus) and Indigo Capped Hummingbird (Amazilia cyanifrons) that are other target species of this project that support efforts that Preserve hummingbird habitats.

We conduct and support Research that increases the knowledge about endemic and endangered hummingbirds and promotes their conservation in Colombia.

We are estimate abundance, trends in their populations , plumage colors, feather shapes , measurement, age, sex determinations, molt and weight.

Amazilia castaneiventris - Baby Chestnut Bellied Hummingbird

Picture 1. Amazilia castaneiventris – Baby Chestnut Bellied Hummingbird

Anillando colibries - Amazilia castaneiventris

Picture 2. Anillando colibries – Amazilia castaneiventris

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