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HOCC has teamed up with the Zoo Conservation Outreach Group and ICF for this innovative effort: please see!three-wattled-bellbird/c155b for details. ZCOG writes "In September 2014, program researchers affixed [Doppler] satellite transmitters to bellbirds for the first time ever, resulting in detailed information about the bellbird migratory patterns."

3-wattled Bellbird courtship in the Sierra de Agalta, 2014.

Three-wattled Bellbird :  Procnias tricarunculatus

Calandria ~ Cafetero ~ Campanero ~ Pimentero



Conservation Monitoring Program

Conservation biologist Dr. Robin Bjork is the project leader. Her previous work includes radiotelemetry of bellbirds in Costa Rica:


GEORGE V. N. POWELL and ROBIN D. BJORK, Habitat Linkages and the Conservation of Tropical Biodiversity as Indicated by Seasonal Migrations of Three-Wattled Bellbirds. Conservation Biology 18. Article first published online: 19 MAR 2004 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1523-1739.2004.00044.x

Honduran Conservation Coalition

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