Cerulean Warbler Bird Reserve

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Cerulean Warbler Bird ReserveCerulean Warbler Bird Reserve_header_cell_0_0_0
LocationCerulean Warbler Bird Reserve_header_cell_0_1_0 Santander Department, ColombiaCerulean Warbler Bird Reserve_cell_0_1_1
Nearest cityCerulean Warbler Bird Reserve_header_cell_0_2_0 BucaramangaCerulean Warbler Bird Reserve_cell_0_2_1
AreaCerulean Warbler Bird Reserve_header_cell_0_3_0 545 acres (221 ha)Cerulean Warbler Bird Reserve_cell_0_3_1
EstablishedCerulean Warbler Bird Reserve_header_cell_0_4_0 2005Cerulean Warbler Bird Reserve_cell_0_4_1
Governing bodyCerulean Warbler Bird Reserve_header_cell_0_5_0 Fundación ProAves

American Bird ConservancyCerulean Warbler Bird Reserve_cell_0_5_1

Cerulean Warbler Bird Reserve, known in Spanish as Reserva Natural de las Aves Reinita Cielo Azul, is a nature reserve near Bucaramanga in central Colombia. Cerulean Warbler Bird Reserve_sentence_0

The reserve is set among oak forest on the eastern slopes of the Magdalena River. Cerulean Warbler Bird Reserve_sentence_1

It measures 545 acres (221 ha) and adjoins the Yariguíes National Park. Cerulean Warbler Bird Reserve_sentence_2

The reserve was founded in 2005 by Fundación ProAves, a non-profit environmental organization that owns and manages several reserves in Colombia, with the assistance of the American Bird Conservancy. Cerulean Warbler Bird Reserve_sentence_3

It was established to provide an area of protected habitat for migratory birds from North America such as the cerulean warbler as well as locally threatened species. Cerulean Warbler Bird Reserve_sentence_4

The reserve has incorporated a 15 hectares (37 acres) coffee farm, producing shade-grown coffee which it promotes and sells as conservation-friendly Cerulean Warbler Coffee to cover the operating costs of the reserve. Cerulean Warbler Bird Reserve_sentence_5

Birds Cerulean Warbler Bird Reserve_section_0

Some 270 bird species have been recorded from the reserve. Cerulean Warbler Bird Reserve_sentence_6

As well as the cerulean warbler, critically endangered local birds found there include the gorgeted wood-quail, chestnut-bellied hummingbird and mountain grackle. Cerulean Warbler Bird Reserve_sentence_7

Other threatened species include the rusty-faced parrot, white-mantled barbet, black inca, Upper Magdalena tapaculo, turquoise dacnis and the recurve-billed bushbird. Cerulean Warbler Bird Reserve_sentence_8

The Yariguies brush-finch is a new subspecies recently discovered just outside the reserve. Cerulean Warbler Bird Reserve_sentence_9

Other animals of conservation interest include the spectacled bear, crab-eating fox and Santander poison dart frog. Cerulean Warbler Bird Reserve_sentence_10

Access Cerulean Warbler Bird Reserve_section_1

Accommodation is available at the reserve, which is two hours by road from Bucaramanga to San Vicente, and twenty minutes by 4WD vehicle from San Vicente up to the reserve. Cerulean Warbler Bird Reserve_sentence_11

The lodge is 1,400 metres (4,600 ft) above sea level. Cerulean Warbler Bird Reserve_sentence_12


Credits to the contents of this page go to the authors of the corresponding Wikipedia page: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cerulean Warbler Bird Reserve.