Fundacion Jocotoco is a non-profit organization and conservation leader in Ecuador. With technical and financial support from ABC, Jocotoco manages a network of reserves throughout Ecuador. This includes the Ayampe Reserve, which protects habitat for the Esmeraldas Woodstar and is managed by Byron Delgado. Byron is charged with making sure that the reserve is protected and that communities are engaged through a range of activities, such as birdwatching clubs, nature festivals, tree plantings and more. These "Communities in Conservation" and Byron need your support so that they can continue this important work!
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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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