Latest addition : Thursday 10 February 2011
As a system to regulate the activities of capture
and handling of birds, ProAves has been standardizing
and elevating the quality of bird banding in
Colombia, so that it contributes to monitoring and
After two years of work our greatest achievement has been to increase the capacity of Colombian banders, bringing together a group of international trainers that disseminate
their experience in the country.
Among the achievements of the program are:
An online recording system to report of recaptures
A banding protocol available for qualified
people, which includes banding formats for
A SNA webpage, updated by more than 12,000
visits up to December 2006.
31 banding agreements.
Two volunteer banding groups formed in 2006.
Nine training courses (three in 2006) with
three defined levels of training.
An online database with 70,000 records.
Chair of the Western Hemisphere Bird banding
The certification of two members of ProAves as banders and trainers by the North American Banding Council.
Training of two members of ProAves in banding by the Wetland Trust, England.
The recovery in Guatemala of a Nazca Booby banded in Malpelo Island. The record was made through the program that is carried out with Malpelo Foundation, Calidris Association, Invemar and Conservation International.