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Chiapas Birding and Photo Festival

2023

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About the Event

Conferences, Bird Watching, Hiking in Natural Protected Areas.
"From the mangrove to the forests, connecting bird tourism and communities".
Protagonist bird: Quetzal.

WHERE?

Tuxtla Gutiérrez, Chiapas.

WHEN?

From April 19 to 21
2023.

Ángel Albino Corzo International Airport

Address: Km 12.48, Road Section Vergel Aeropuerto S/N, 29176 Francisco Sarabia, Chiapas.

Tuxtla Gutiérrez is approximately 35 minutes away.

SPEAKERS

ACTIVITY PROGRAM

GRAND OPENING CEREMONY

Transmission Facebook Live SECTUR Chiapas

April 19, 10:00 a.m.

Group 1 - Ethics and responsibility in Birding.

Opening panel “From the mangrove to the forests: Connecting Birding and communities”.

Katyna De la Vega Grajales – Chiapas’ Minister of Tourism
María del Rosario Bonifaz Alfonzo - Chiapas’ Minister of Environment and Natural History.
Odetta Cervantes Bieletto – Regional Director (of the Frontera Sur, Istmo and South Pacific regions) for CONAMP (National Commission of Protected Natural Areas). - Chiapas, México

Alberto Lobato

The kingdom of mist: Stories of Quetzals and Emeralds.

Alberto Lobato – The Bearded wood partridge’s Chronicles - Veracruz, Mexico.

Mariana Zerega

The 10 commandments of the good birdwatcher.

Mariana Zerega - Bird of Prey – Mexico City, Mexico.

Tatiana Sánchez

Urban Birds Program.

Tatiana Sánchez Rodríguez – Specialist of NABCI CONABIO (North American Bird Conservation Initiative, National Commission for the Use and Management of Biodiversity) – Mexico City, Mexico.

Alan Monroy Ojeda y Santiago Gibert Isern

Chiapas’ eagles and other priority birds of prey for conservation: Tales from science and conservation photography.

Alan Monroy Ojeda y Santiago Gibert Isern – Veracruz, Mexico.

Group 1 - Community management and Birding’s perks.

Rainforest Alliance

Chiapas, Mexico.

Patricia Hernández

Birding in Chiapas, achievements and challenges.

Patricia Hernández - Eizia - Chiapas, Mexico.

Miguel Méndez

Door to the Mountain: 12 years of Community Avitourism in the Sierra Madre de Chiapas.

Miguel Méndez López - Chiapas, Mexico.


Group 2 - Use of technological tools.

Jesús Antonio Moo Yam

Myths and advice on nature photography, case: Birds. How not to fail in the attempt.

Jesús Antonio Moo Yam - Birding Magazine - Campeche Mexico.

Brenden Legros

Social media as an awareness and promotion tool for the development of Birding.

Leyden Heredia - Asherita Viajera - Cali, Colombia.

Hubert Hirthe

Nature photographer.

Fulvio Eccardi - Mexico City, Mexico.

FAUSTINO HERRERA

Nature photographer.

Nabor Yáñez Chapital - Chiapas, Mexico.

Group 1 - Birding as a bridge for conservation and development.

Elsy Cabrera

Neblina Forest

Quito, Ecuador.

Rafael Rueda

Scientific collections as modern Noah’s Arks.

Rafael Rueda Hernández - AVEOPTICA - Veracruz, Mexico.

Heliomaster

Heliomaster.

Chiapas, Mexico.


Group 2 - Strategies for benefiting from Birding.

Mariana Zerega

E-Book: Community Avitourism in Latin America: Experiences Co.

Cecilia Álvarez - Cornell Lab of Ornithology, Amazilias - Cancún, Mexico.

POR CONFIRMAR

Migration and storytelling with birds.

Otilia P. Padua – Director and producer of documentaries – Mexico City, Mexico.

Diego Calderon

Birds connect us...I am still “Birdwatching with FARC”.

Diego Calderón Franco - Colombia Birding - Medellin, Colombia.

TOURS

Bird Watching, Hiking in Natural Protected Areas.

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FAQ

  • La observación de aves es una forma de observación de fauna silvestre pero dedicada a las aves. En su forma básica, la observación de aves consiste en salir al aire libre, para disfrutar de la observación y también los cantos de las aves. Algunos consideran a la observación de aves un pasatiempo, otros un deporte científico, y otros una pasión.

  • De mil 93 especies de aves que existen en México, Chiapas registra 659 especies, lo que representa el 60% de las que se tiene en el país

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ADDRESS

Boulevard Andrés Serra Rojas Núm. 1090, Edificio Torre Chiapas, Nivel 05, Paso Limón C.P. 29045 Tuxtla Gutiérrez Chiapas, México.
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