Initiative for the conservation of Golden-winged Warbler – Results 2010
Sampling of Golden-winged Warbler (Vermivora chrysoptera) were conducted in five countries in winter: Colombia, Panama, Costa Rica, Nicaragua and Venezuela. These countries were selected based on several parcels MAXENT model, where the probability of occurrence of the species was greater than or equal to 80%. A total of 242 individuals were recorded: 161 in Nicaragua, 50 in Costa Rica, 14 in Panama, 13 in Colombia and 4 in Venezuela. In general, most records of the species were collected in secondary forest (59%).
As a conservation strategy, four nature reserves were reforested in Colombia: RNA Cieloazul Warbler (115.1 ha), RNA Pauxi Pauxi (37.44 ha), Loro Coroniazul RNA (5 ha), and amphibians Ranita Dorada Reserve (13 ha). Reforestation projects were presented to the community, established several nurseries and reforestation carried out several acres of which are in cash monitoring and maintenance.
To promote the conservation of Golden-winged Warblers within local communities wintering areas held the Migratory Bird Festival 2010 during the month of October in Colombia, Panama, Costa Rica and Nicaragua. Golden-winged Warbler was used as flagship species of the festival which held lectures, workshops and other activities such as parades, plays, dance, painting and poetry, among others.
The results of international collaboration for the modeling and sampling winged Warbler (Vermivora chrysoptera), during non-breeding season (2010), were published in a poster and presented at the XXV International Ornithological Congress which took place in Brazil In August 2010.