Tag: conservation

  • Saving the Spoon-billed Sandpiper

    Saving the Spoon-billed Sandpiper

    The most tragic and shocking fact is that if nothing is done to increase the numbers of the Spoon-billed Sandpiper, this bird could be extinct within the next decade. It is the harsh reality of ...

  • Kuala Lumpur Bird Park – Haven of Tranquillity

    Kuala Lumpur Bird Park – Haven of Tranquillity

    The Kuala Lumpur Bird Park, or KL Bird Park, is located in the Kuala Lake Gardens, which is an approximate ten minute drive from the bustling city limits of this Malaysian metropolis. It is ...

  • 2011 State of the Birds Report

    2011 State of the Birds Report

    In the United States there are more than a thousand bird species, and of that number, two hundred and fifty-one species are either of conservation concern or on the endangered list. The release ...

  • Saving the California Condor

    Saving the California Condor

    Back in 1987, the California condor was considered to be extinct in the wild, with only twenty-seven birds remaining in captivity. Now, thanks to conservation and breeding projects, America's ...

  • New Rail Species Identified

    New Rail Species Identified

    The recent discovery of a new bird species in Madagascar has confirmed that no matter how much the world thinks it knows about nature, there are still a number of surprises in store. Many have ...

  • Conservation Crossing Borders

    Conservation Crossing Borders

    Climate change is an issue that has been discussed the world over and is of great concern. As climates begin to shift and weather patterns begin to change, so does nature. Wildlife are forced to ...

  • New Bulbul Species Discovered

    We often assume that we know all there is to know about our world. Even though there are behavioral patterns and various other mysteries surrounding some of the animal and bird species on our ...

  • Unique Birds of the Philippines

    Unique Birds of the Philippines

    There is a good chance that the Philippines might have to change their conservation efforts when it comes to bird species. If the studies performed by Dr. David Lohman are correct, the ...

  • The Endangered Florida ScrubJay

    The Endangered Florida ScrubJay

    Entered onto the endangered list as a threatened species in 1987, the Florida Scrub Jay populations have dramatically decreased in numbers over the last few years. Encroachment on their natural ...

  • Hawk Mountain Sanctuary

    Hawk Mountain Sanctuary

    Hawk Mountain Sanctuary has been in operation for more than 75 years and is actively involved in raptor conservation, public education and scientific research. This important refuge for birds of ...