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Luna Azul

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Abstract

ALVAREZ-LEON, Ricardo. NOTES ON THE BIRD SPECIES OF THE SANTA MARIA DEL LAGO WETLAND, CORDILLERA ORIENTAL OF THE COLOMBIAN ANDES MOUNTAINS. Luna Azul [online]. 2009, n.28, pp.24-39. ISSN 1909-2474.

This article presents the results of the inventory of the observed macrofauna (from February 23rd to May 31st 2001) in Santa María del Lago, one of the thirteen present wetlands in Bogotá during its landscape rehabilitation (recovery of the water mirror, revegetation and reforestation). The results include a list with observations regarding the habitat, activity and frequency of 3 fish species, 1 amphibian, 31 bird and 3 mammal species, registered in the different monthly samplings with a weekly intensity. The fauna of the previously-mentioned wetland, includes mammals such as Cavia anolaimae (Caviidae), Oeomys speciosus (Muridae), and Olygoryzomys fulvescens (Muridae), the frog Hyla labialis (Hylidae) and the fish Eremophilus mutissii (Trichomycteridae) and rundulus bogotensis (Characidae) considered missing from the wetland. New species are also reported for first time in the wetland, 9 species of birds (Anas platyrhynchos, Carduelis psaltria, Anser anser, Diglossa humeralis, Piranga olivacea, P. rubra, Rhamphocelus dimidiatus, Stelgidopteryx ruficollis, Vireo olivaceus), and the exotic fish (C. auratus).

Keywords : Waterbirds; Continental birds; Vertebrates; Andean wetlands; Colombia.

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