White-winged Guan Penelope albipennis
Version: 1.0 — Published June 3, 2011
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Demography and Populations
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The total White-winged Guan population to date is 135 individuals, and the population
estimation is of 200, based on observations made in the field that include size and quality of surveyed ravines.
The number of guans found in the northern population is 95 birds (70% of the total wild
population), with 45 birds in the southern population. Of the total population, 22 wild
birds were in a protected area (Laquipampa Wildlife Refuge) located in the southern part of the distribution.
The distribution area extends over some 1553 km2 (155,300 ha), of them 1206 km2 (78%) in the northern part of the distribution, and 347 km2 (22%) in the southern part (Angulo 2008).