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Conservación Colombiana 24: Special Edition, Dedicated to Peace and Biodiversity Conservation in Colombia / Edición Especial Dedicada a la Paz y a la Conservación de la Biodiversidad en Colombia

Journal / Magazine

Series: Conservación Colombiana Volume: 24

By: Mónica Parada(Editor)

42 pages, colour photos, tables

Fundacion ProAves

Paperback | Oct 2016 | #233365
Availability: In stock
NHBS Price: £9.99 $13/€11 approx

About this book

Language: English with Spanish summaries

In this special issue, a new butterfly species for science is described and its name is dedicated to the peace process in Colombia. Also included is an article re-establishing Colombia's position as the worid's most biodiverse nation for birds, with 1,927 species now recorded in the country. In this latest of an annual series of papers, new records and taxonomic changes relevant to Colombia's birds and their conservation are analysed in detail. Finally, presented here are the results of some groundbreaking monitoring of marine birds and new data on their temporal distributions in Colombia.


- Editorial   3
- A remarkable new butterfly species from western Amazonia (Lepidoptera: Nymphalidae: Satyrinae)   5
- Revision of the status of bird species occurring or reported in Colombia 2016 and assessment of BirdLife International's new parrot taxonomy   12
- Pelagic surveys in the Colombian Caribbean reveal changes in marine bird distribution patterns during the migration period   37

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