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BIRDS OF CENTRAL AMERICA

AVES DE AMERICA CENTRAL

PAJAJOS DE AMÉRICA CENTRAL

 

Important themes for Central America with summeries, on line maps and distribution tables as well as files of reports, printable maps and GIS at the following pages:

  Abundance Codes

D

Distribution range deducted from map, not actual record.

P

Present, abundance not determined.

C

Within its range, varying from common to occasional

O

Rare, wandered outside of its normal range but still may be expected from time to time. Between 10 - 100 records.

V

Vagrant, accidental, species far out of its normal distribution range. >10 records.

I

Introduced species.

Q

Not verified.

X

Extinct.

XL

Extinct in country

Status of Permanence Codes

R

Resident, present  year around.

N

Nests in the area but absent during part of the year.

M

Migrant, non-breeding. May spend a short period or the entire winter.

W

Wintering; stays in the area, while its primary nesting range is elsewhere.

E

National endemic.

*

National bird.

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BIRDING
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NATIONAL PARKS AND RESERVES

NATURAL RESOURES MANAGEMENT & ECOLOGY

Secretaría del Sistema de la Integración Centroamericano, SICA is the inter-governmental body working towards integration of the 7 countries of Central America. Within SICA, the Central American Commission for Environment and Development, CCAD is the regional institution in Central America responsible for the coordination of the national ministries for the Environment of the seven countries. It plays a very proactive role to promote environmental improvement in the region. Click CCAD on the SICA website. http://www.sicanet.org.sv/ 
The Caribbean Natural Resources Institute (CANARI) http://www.canari.org/ 
Joint website for protected areas in Central America and the four southern States of Mexico. www.areasprotegidas.net 
PROARCA/CAPAS USAID regional environmental programme http://www.proarca.org/sitio/index.php 
INTEGRAL WATER MANAGEMENT
TRAVEL
http://www.saexplorers.org/  Out American Explorers (SAE) is an interesting overall source of travel information for South and Central America. Supported almost entirely through the contributions of its members. Volunteer work, local spanish training programmes.
FISHES AND REEFS
BUTTERFLIES
NATURE RELATED ORGANISATIONS
OTHER

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