Fundación ProAves – por la conservación en el país de las aves

Nº 15 Aves de Colombia 2011

21 October, 2011



Fundación ProAves has publishes selected papers from the 15th volume of its scientific journal Conservación Colombiana, The print edition will be available on 31 October 2011. This edition includes no less than five scientific papers discussing records of new bird species for Colombia, plus its now annual paper on revisions to Checklist of the Birds of Colombia. Together, these publications document that a total of 1,889 bird species occur in Colombia.


Revision of the status of bird species occurring or reported in Colombia 2011. Conservación Colombiana 15: 4-21. Download here.

First confirmed records of Yellow-bellied Sapsucker (Sphyrapicus varius) in Colombia and South America. Conservación Colombiana 15: 29-30. Download here.

First records of Rufous-breasted Wood-Quail (Odontophorus speciosus) for Colombia. Conservación Colombiana 15: 31-33. Download here.

First records of White-bellied Parrot (Pionites leucogaster) for Colombia. Conservación Colombiana 15: 34. Download here.

The subspecies of Brown-throated Parakeet (Aratinga pertinax) on San Andres island. Conservación Colombiana 15: 35-37. Download here.

First records of the Masked Water-tyrant (Fluvicola nengeta) for Colombia. Conservación Colombiana 15: 38-39. Download here.

Rediscovery of the Santa Marta Toro (Santamartamys rufodorsalis) (Rodentia: Echimyiadae), after 113 years, with notes on all three known records and the species’ conservation needs in the Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta. Download here.

First published record of Scissor-tailed Flycatcher (Tyrannus forficatus) for Colombia and South America. Download here.

The nomenclatural availability of and priority between two recently described names for the same new antpitta species from Colombia. Conservación Colombiana 15: 45-55 Download here.

Other articles available in the print edition only.