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Restoration of the Mangrove Finch in Isabela, Galapagos


Ref: EIDPO031
Type: Post-Project
Project Leader: Dr Glyn Young
Lead Institution: DWCT - Durrell Wildlife Conservation Trust
Host Country Institutions: CDF - Charles Darwin Foundation (Galapagos), Galapagos National Park Service
Start Date: 2009-07-01
End Date: 2011-12-31
Funding: £171,484.00
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Status: Completed
Regions: South America
Countries: Ecuador
Purpose: Increase in population size in the two well known populations to the west; increase of knowledge of the eastern population and establishment of an additional viable population. Implementation of the Action Plan and, if needed, the emergency plan developed during the original project.
Outputs: • The three necessary mangrove finch populations are restored and healthy; • Population size, habitat suitability and disease risk known for eastern population; • Ramsar site restored and evaluation finished for suitability; • Birds released in suitable site.

Related Projects: Conservation of the Mangrove Finch (Cactospiza heliobates), Saving the Madagascar Pochard: the world’s most endangered duck

Documents:
Title: EIDPO031 Application - edited
Download: Application Form [pdf]

Title: EIDPO031 HY1
Download: Half Year Report [pdf]

Title: EIDPO031 AR1 Ann5 Mangrove Finch plan 2010-2015
Download: Management Plan [pdf]

Title: EIDPO031 AR1 Ann4 Mangrove Finch comic - DRAFT
Download: Article [pdf]

Title: EIDPO031 AR1 - edited
Download: Annual Report [pdf]

Title: EIDPO031 HY2
Download: Half Year Report [pdf]

Title: EIDPO031 FR - edited
Download: Final Report [pdf]