Conservation of the Mangrove Finch (Cactospiza heliobates)


Ecuador
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Ref: 15-005

Status: Completed

Round:
14
Funding Scheme:
Main Project
Project Leader:
Project Partners:
CDF - Charles Darwin Foundation (Galapagos), Galapagos National Park Service
Start Date:
01-06-06
End Date:
31-10-09
Funding:
£173,499.00
Regions:
South America
Biomes:
Island biodiversity
Production:
Captive production
Threats To Biodiversity:
Invasive species
Broad Approches:
Species conservation, Ex situ, General measures, Institutional development
Specific Tools:
Research training, Monitoring, Tourism
Countries:
Ecuador
Project Summary:
Long term conservation of the Mangrove Finch ensured through intensive field research efforts and building capacity in small population management in partner institutions, CDF and GNP
Project Outputs:
1. Institute system for monitoring species’ ecology, habitat, genetic status and determinants of population growth. 2. Technical skills in GNP & CDF are strengthened to enable long term conservation of Mangrove Finch. Minimum of 2 personnel trained in captive management skills that can be transferred to other species. 3. Species conservation action plan implemented 4. Population limits established and declines halted. 5. Awareness of Mangrove Finch raised in local and international community 6. Post-project workplan is in place to continue conservation action plan
Publications


Documents:
Title: 15-005 St2 edited
Download: Application Form [pdf] 2008-02-15 10:31:23

Title: 15-005 HY1
Download: Half Year Report [pdf] 2008-02-15 10:31:23

Title: 15-005 AR1 edited
Download: Annual Report [pdf] 2008-02-15 10:31:23

Title: 15-005 HY2
Download: Half Year Report [pdf] 2008-02-15 10:31:23

Title: 15-005 AR2 - edited
Download: Annual Report [pdf] 2008-12-16 18:02:46

Title: 15-005 HY3
Download: Half Year Report [pdf] 2009-10-07 13:31:59

Title: 15-005 FR - edited
Download: Final Report [pdf] 2009-11-16 14:02:39

Title: 15-005 Woodpecker finch guidelines September 2009
Download: Training Manual [pdf] 2009-12-18 14:34:04

Title: 15-005 article in Independent, June 09
Download: Article [pdf] 2010-09-16 16:03:04

Title: 15-005 Mangrove finch factsheet 2009
Download: Article [pdf] 2010-09-16 16:03:04

Title: 15-005 Philornis factsheet 2009
Download: Article [pdf] 2010-09-16 16:03:04

Title: 15-005 Woodpecker finch guidelines September 2009
Download: Management Plan [pdf] 2010-11-19 14:03:24