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- Great Black-backed Gull (Larus marinus): uplist to Near Threatened or Vulnerable?
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- In France, the Ortolan Bunting may soon be finally off the menu September 22, 2017Ortolan is a dish savoured with an almost ritualistic relish. Custom dictates that the diner eats the bird while wearing a napkin over their head; this, it is said, is to ensure the rich aromas do not escape while the gourmand chews the bird, bones and all, a process that lasts for several minutes. Pragmatically, […]
- The Bird Bulletin - vol. 14 September 22, 2017The Bird Bulletin – bringing you beak-sized updates from across Europe & Central Asia and beyond! Stunning success on the Black Sea coast! – SABUKO (BirdLife Georgia) is celebrating a major victory after years of hard work. Georgia’s Ministry of Environment has officially banned hunting activities in the Chorokhi Delta. The site has also […]
- The Bird Bulletin - Vol. 13 September 15, 2017The summer is over, the kids are back in school and our Bird Bulletin is back bringing you beak-sized updates from across Europe & Central Asia. TRIAL & ERROR – right now the battle over Białowieża is being fought in the European Court of Justice (ECJ). As Poland continues to defy the ECJ’s injunction […]
- In France, the Ortolan Bunting may soon be finally off the menu September 22, 2017
Tag Archives: Black Tinamou
Archived 2010-2011 topics: Black Tinamou (Tinamus osgoodi): at least Vulnerable, or downlist to Near Threatened?
Black Tinamou Tinamus osgoodi is listed as Vulnerable under criterion B1a+b(i,ii,iii,v), on the basis that its Extent of Occurrence (EOO) was estimated at less than 20,000 km2, in which its population was considered to occupy fewer than 10 locations and is still suspected to be declining due to habitat loss and hunting. The species’s range map has been updated and improved, and the EOO is now estimated at 26,900 km2. Based on this information the species now qualifies as Near Threatened under criterion B1a+b. However, recent fieldwork has uncovered evidence that the species is particularly favoured by hunters.