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Threatened Birds of Asia; The BirdLife International Red Data Book - Part B

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Published by BirdLife International .
Written in English


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Open LibraryOL11572691M
ISBN 100946888434
ISBN 109780946888436

Preliminary Red List assessments have been carried out for the newly split or lumped taxa. The greyish blue feet have four long sharp claws, separated by a membranous web. World Birdwatch September In which of the following States is lion-tailed macaque found in its natural habitat?

Inthe status was considered as Possibly Extinct. Local police were informed of the incident and quickly appeared on the scene. Oriental Bird Club Website Over Oriental bird species are considered by BirdLife International as threatened by forest destruction, wetland drainage, hunting and trade. InUS-based Wildlife Conservation Society worked with local government to purchase 36 acresm2 of Indonesian beach front property where approximately 40 nests are located in an effort to further conservation efforts and protect this bird. Forests on the Andaman and Nicobar islands have been widely logged, but remain relatively intact, although a few islands have suffered significant forest loss and degradation through unsustainable commercial logging and conversion for agriculture and plantations. After the eggs hatch, the young birds work their way up through the sand and hide in the forest.

Police stated that the logging operation began when the Director of Mang Den Farm used the company permit to cut down 2,m3 of timber in the park then went on to sub-contract his quota and divide it amongst Tan Lap Farm and six other private enterprises. Recorded from an elevation of about m above mean sea level. The eggs are not a staple food source, but are a popular delicacy. Experiments show that vultures and other scavenging birds are highly susceptible to diclofenac and are killed by feeding on the carcass of an animal that has died soon after being treated with the normal veterinary dose Green et al.


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Threatened Birds of Asia; The BirdLife International Red Data Book - Part B book

InUS-based Wildlife Conservation Society worked with local government to purchase 36 acresm2 of Indonesian beach front property where approximately 40 nests are located in an effort to further conservation efforts and protect this bird. Confirmation of the identity based on two specimens from Peleng was made by Pamela C.

Red-crowned cranes have lived in captivity for centuries and have been bred by humans since Wildfires in and cleared large areas of forest and what grew as a result of these fires was not a suitable habitat for the maleo. Absolute forest cover may be increasing because statistics include plantations of exotics for pulp and commodity tree-crops like coffee and cashew as well as natural forests.

It is believed to wander around following fruit in season, and was often found in association with much larger flocks of the pied imperial pigeon.

This species constructs a nest throughout the year. Pygmy hog-sucking Louse Haematopinus oliveria parasite that feeds only on Pygmy Hogs will also fall in the same risk category of critically endangered as its survival is linked to that of the host species.

They are usually active by twilight or in the night. Polis, Mt. The total population is estimated at approximately mature individuals, living in mountain forest at altitudes above m.

In action was taken by the governments of India, Pakistan, and Nepal to prevent the use of the veterinary drug diclofenac and bythe use, retail and manufacturing of the drug was made an imprisonable offence in India Cuthbert et al.

The establishment of community forests should be promoted, to provide a sustainable source of forest products for local people, and their management improved through training in forestry techniques. It was sometimes considered a subspecies of the slender-billed crowbut it is actually rather distinct from this bird, resembling an entirely black piping crow overall.

The black part of the tail is equal in length in all feathers, whereas it forms a black triangle pointing headwards on the underside of the pied imperial pigeon's tail. Some vast tracts of lowland dry-deciduous forest remain in the north of the country, and support populations of Whitewinged Duck and Green Peafowl, as well as a selection of threatened waterbirds see W It is now thought to be regionally extinct in India, though it once occurred in the foothills of the Himalayas and north-east India.

Once an optimal spot is chosen, the maleos dig a deep hole and lay the egg inside. Some of the suspects held positions responsible for forest protection whilst the illegal activity was taking place. Threats: loss of suitable habitat and persecution by humans.

For instance, effective intergovernmental agreements are needed for the conservation and management of shared natural resources, against a background of increasing Recognising the real importance of biodiversity in the wider environment is a first step towards solving these problems.

Now only found in Assam Manas Wildlife Sanctuary and its buffer reserves.

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Measures are needed to minimise illegal logging, particularly in protected areas and other sites of high biodiversity value, and to control illegal trading of timber. Namdapha Flying Squirrel Biswamoyopterus biswasi It is a unique the only one in its genus flying squirrel that is restricted to a single valley in the Namdapha N.

O'Sullivan appeared and talked about the species and the threats they face.Description. The silvery pigeon is not distinguishable from the pied imperial pigeon at a distance, although this is not necessarily true vice versa; as the pied imperial pigeon can vary between a pale grey, pure white and even yellowish colouration, it is often possible to tell that a bird is not a C.

atlasbowling.com: Aves. The maleo (Macrocephalon maleo) is a large megapode and the only member of the monotypic genus atlasbowling.com maleo is endemic to Sulawesi and the nearby smaller island of Buton in atlasbowling.com is found in the tropical lowland and hill forests, but nests in the open sandy areas, volcanic soils, or beaches that are heated by the sun or geothermal energy for atlasbowling.com: Megapodiidae.

The Red List of Threatened Species (also known as the (IUCN) Red List or Red Data List), founded inis the world's most comprehensive inventory of the global conservation status of biological atlasbowling.com uses a set of criteria to evaluate the extinction risk of thousands of species and subspecies.

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The decline of the Banggai crow is thought to be primarily due to habitat loss and degradation through agriculture and extraction. This bird remained a complete enigma for a long time. Listed as Vulnerable in the IUCN Red List, it was changed to Endangered in In Class: Aves.

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