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Amazon Phase Report 103 July-September 2010

Amazon Phase Report 103 July-September 2010

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Global Vision International,2010 Report Series No. 003
GVI Ecuador
Rainforest Conservation and CommunityDevelopmentPhase Report 103Friday 2
nd
July
Friday 10
th
September
 
 
GVI Ecuador/Rainforest Conservation and Community DevelopmentExpedition Report 103`Submitted in whole to
Global Vision InternationalYachana FoundationMuseo Ecuatoriano de Ciencias Naturales (MECN)
Produced by
Chris Beirne
Field ManagerCaroline Acton
Field StaffOliver Burdekin
Field StaffJennifer Sinasac
Field Staff
and
Edwin Vaca Scholar
Alan Hunton
Volunteer
 
Samuel Allen Intern Emily Jones Volunteer
 
Melanie Forbes Intern Louise Kristensen Volunteer
 
Ignatius Portieger Intern Sophie Lentzos Volunteer
 
Ryan Manders Intern (short-term) Sam Matthew Volunteer
 
Tracy Sonneman Intern (short-term) Amanda Meehan Volunteer
 
Ian Young Intern (short-term) Amy Miller Volunteer
 
Edward Berrill
Volunteer
 
Fabian Mühlberger Volunteer
 
Rachel Boyle Volunteer
 
Daniel Oates Volunteer
 
Gavin Cameron Volunteer
Solgil Oh
Volunteer
 
Ramzi Cherad
Volunteer
Oliver Parker
VolunteerNick Denvil Volunteer
 
Konrad Romero
Volunteer
Carl Dixon Volunteer Stephanie Therrien
Volunteer
Jack Dyer Volunteer Charlotte Tyrrell
Volunteer
Haitham El-Ghawanmeh Volunteer Dale Uvino
Volunteer
Ted Faust Volunteer Erin Wilson
Volunteer
Matthew Fayle Volunteer
Henry Roger Grefa Pasante
Steve Guidos Volunteer
 
Cristian Royes Falcones Pasante
Caoimhe Hanley Volunteer
 
Henry Jose Grefa Pasante
Diana Holder Volunteer
Angela Galarza Egas Pasante
Edited by Karina Berg
Country Director
GVI Ecuador/Rainforest Conservation and Community DevelopmentAddress: Casilla Postal 17-07-8832Quito, EcuadorEmail: ecuador@gviworld.com  Web page: http://www.gvi.co.uk and http://www.gviusa.com 
 
 
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Executive Summary
This report documents the work of Global Vision International’s (GVI) RainforestConservation and Community Development Expedition in Ecuador’s Amazon region and run
in partnership with the Yachana Foundation, based at the Yachana Reserve in the provinceof Napo. During the third phase of 2010 from
 
Friday 2
nd
July to Friday 10
th
September, GVIhas:
Added 12 new species to the reserve list; Sunbittern (
Eurypyga helias),
Blue-and-yellowMacaw (
Ara ararauna),
Buff-throated Foliage-gleaner
(Automolus ochrolaemus),
AmazonianBarred Woodcreeper (
Dendrocolaptes certhia),
Gray-cheeked Thrush
(Catharus minimus),
Opal-rumped Tanager
(Tangara velia),
Andersons Gray four-eyed Opossum
(Philander andersoni),
Silky Anteater
(Cyclopes didactylus),
Brown Vine Snake
(Oxybelis aeneus),
Amazon Scarlet Snake
(Pseudoboa coronata),
Butterflies
(Coenophlebia fabius), (Memphis phantes) and (Nessaea obrina).
 
Continued assesseing the effect of habitat change in understory bird communities.
Continued to collect data on the effect of structural habitat change on the amphibian andreptile communities, using pitfall trapping and visual encounter surveys.
Continued with a project investigating the effects of disturbance from the road uponbutterfly communities.
Conducted English classes each Saturday as part of a summer school.
Welcomed pasantes (work experience students) from the Yachana Technical HighSchool to join the expedition, in order to exchange language skills, knowledge andexperience.
Visited Yasuní National Park and Sumak Allpa, an island reserve and school run by alocal conservationist.

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