Date Last Updated: July 19, 2019

Tag: iucn

  • Visit the ICBP in North Yorkshire

    Visit the ICBP in North Yorkshire

    The market town of Helmsley in the picturesque Ryedale district of North Yorkshire, England, is the location of the new International Centre for Birds of Prey (ICBP) which opened to the public ...

  • World Sparrow Day: Highlighting the Plight of Sparrows

    World Sparrow Day: Highlighting the Plight of Sparrows

    Found in most parts of the world, the House Sparrow (Passer domesticus) is the most widely distributed wild bird and has a conservation status of ...

  • Farmers Could Save Endangered Ibis

    The elegant white-shouldered Ibis is a critically endangered wading bird that is found in the southern regions of Laos, Vietnam, the eastern region of Kalimantan and in the northern areas of ...

  • The Fascinating Flightless Cassowary

    The Southern Cassowary (Casuarius casuarius) is a large flightless bird found in the Seram Islands of Indonesia and the tropical rainforests of Aru, as well as New Guinea and northeastern ...

  • One in Eight Birds in Danger of Extinction

    According to the International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN), one in eight bird species is currently facing extinction. The most recent update of the Red List of threatened bird ...

  • A Look at the Intriguing Lives of Honeyguides

    Honeyguides, also known as indicator birds or honeybirds, are a relatively small Old World family of near-passerine birds, related to woodpeckers and barbets. Honeyguides are entirely ...

  • The Critically Endangered Northern Bald Ibis

    The striking northern bald ibis (Geronticus eremite), with is long red bill and oblong-shaped black body, is not a bird that would usually attract too much attention because many people would ...

  • Black Grouse Saved from Extinction

    The Black Grouse appears on the IUCN Red List of endangered species and was considered to be one of the bird species most likely to become extinct. However, through the dedicated efforts of ...