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One team member holds an Umbrellabird while another person holds a perch for it to land on

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In August 2019 FCAT finished building a field station with capacity for 44 people. It was officially inaugurated with the presence of the local communities, Ministerio del Ambiente, family and friends.In August 2019 FCAT finished building a field station with capacity for 44 people. It was officially inaugurated with the presence of the local communities, …

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Tulane University Course

Tulane University students came for a field course: Tropical Field Biology & Conservation. The two-week course helped students develop skills and abilities to become better scientists and also understand the social and economical reality related to conservation efforts in the area.

Land Purchase and Construction of a Research Station

We are extremely exited to announce that FCAT purchased 164ha of primary forest for conservation inside the Reserva Mache-Chindul (Mache-Chindul Reserve)!! The reserve has a lek of the long-wattled umbrellabird, along with many other endangered species of bird and primate. We started building a scientific station that will support our local community engaged research project …

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National Geographic Grant to Study the Banded Ground-Cuckoo

We are very excited to announce that FCAT was recently awarded a grant to study the endangered Banded ground-cuckoo through the National Geographic Species Recovery Program. The banded ground-cuckoo Neomorphus radiolosus is an under- studied species of terrestrial bird. The species is endemic to the Chocó Biogeographic Zone in South America and is categorized by the IUCN as …

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