Colombia has extensive coastline on both the tropical East Pacific and Southern Caribbean with globally important seabird sites located on each and over 50 species of seabird recorded. Key sites include SFF Malpelo, PNN Gorgona, PNN Sanquianga, Ci
o Development of a NPOA-Seabirds
o Programa de monitoreo a colonias de aves marinas en zonas costeras.
o Aumento de invesigaci
Government's support/relevant policy
Colombia was part of a 3-year Eastern Tropical Pacific Seascape project by UNESCO World Heritage Centre and Conservation International, and with financing from the UN Foundation and Global Conservation Fund, promoting the long-term management and conservation of five marine protected areas. The Governments of the region have taken important steps to promote regional collaboration, especially with the 2004 "San Jos Please see policy tab for list of agreements that this country is party to.
Petrels and shearwaters
Gulls and terns
Ducks, geese and swans
IUCN Red List Status
The numbers in brackets refer to the country's rank when compared to other countries and territories globally.
1. Cifuentes-Sarmiento, Y y C. Ruiz-Guerra (eds.). 2009. Planes de acci
BirdLife International (2021) Country profile: Colombia. Available from http://www.birdlife.org/datazone/country/colombia. Checked: 2021-10-17