As members of the local birdwatching club in Ayampe, these children enjoy learning about birds and their environment. This outdoor education is providing them with the skills and knowledge they could one day use as a community guide.
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American Bird Conservancy is working with local partner Fundación Jocotoco and the communities of Ayampe, Las Tunas and Salango to protect critical areas in Ecuador for one of the rarest and smallest hummingbirds on Earth: the Esmeraldas Woodstar. Barely bigger than a bumblebee and lighter than a dollar bill: its brightly colored feathers are a mix of striking violet, green, white, and copper.…
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