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International Migratory Bird Day

 

 

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Fundación ProAves dedicated to protect birds of all kinds, created the Cerulean Warbler Bird Reserve, in 2005, making it the first reserve in Colombia and Latin America to specifically protect a species of migratory bird.

 

 

 

 

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International Migratory Bird Day celebration. Children from the rural school Germania
near San Vicente de Chucurí, Santander, Colombia. May 2012.

 

 

 

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Every year around 197 species of migratory birds visit Colombia in search of warm locales to refuel and wait out the cold winter months of different latitudes. And for this very reason, ProAves will host a Migratory Birds Festival with the objective of generating community interest in learning more about these extreme travelers and the importance of preserving their rapidly decreasing habitats.

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