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Blue-billed Curassow Festival

fest._paujilThe Blue-billed Curassow is an endemic and highly endangered species in Colombia. In the frame of the Environmental Education program, ProAves develops, in Puerto Pinzón, municipality of Puerto Boyacá, department of Boyacá, Colombia, the Blue-billed Curassow Festival since 2004.

This is a dynamic and educational event where diverse activities for all the community, especially kids and youngsters living closer to the Blue-billed Curassow Natural Bird Reserve, take place, where ProAves focuses conservation efforts for this species.

The Festival intends to increase the interest of the community in the conservationist programmes carried out by ProAves, changing the way people sees and thinks about the Blue-billed Curassow.

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