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White-winged Guan Penelope albipennis

Ferrnando Angulo Pratolongo
Version: 1.0 — Published June 3, 2011


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I want to thank to the late Gustavo del Solar, who is the pioneer in all the conservation work on the White-winged Guan. Much of the conservation work on the White-winged Guan has been possible over the years thanks to financial support of Backus Foundation, Cleveland Metroparks Zoo, United Nations Development Programme, BirdLife International, Nature and Culture International, American Bird Conservancy, British Birdwatching Fair, Lincoln
Park Zoo, Idea Wild, American Zoo and Aquarium Association, and other organizations.

To the personnel of the Asociación Cracidae Peru, especially to Luis Palomino Flores and Lizandro Oyola for his invaluable help with the logistics in the field. To Fabiola Riva, Pablo Venegas, Laura Cancino, Napoleon Duran, Lino Rico for their help in severals aspects of my work. Ministerio de Agricultura and Servicio Nacional de Areas Naturales Protegidas (SERNANP) are thanked for providing permits and technical and financial support. Thanks to the community of San Antonio de Laquipampa and Santa Catalina de Chongoyape for permits to release guans in their territories.

To Tom Schulenberg who ask me to prepare this account.

Recommended Citation

Angulo Pratolongo, F. (2011). White-winged Guan (Penelope albipennis), version 1.0. In Neotropical Birds Online (T. S. Schulenberg, Editor). Cornell Lab of Ornithology, Ithaca, NY, USA. https://doi.org/10.2173/nb.whwgua1.01