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- Re-assessment of Species against Criterion B1: Red List Implications of the use of Minimum Convex Polygons
- Species to be potentially uplisted after a reassessment of species against criterion B2, following Tracewski et al. (2016)
- Proposed Status Changes of Forest-dependent Species
- Snowy Owl (Bubo scandiacus): uplist from Least Concern to Vulnerable?
- Yellow-naped Amazon (Amazona auropalliata): request for information.
- How we're saving the kings of the ocean June 22, 2017It has been another busy year for the Albatross Task Force (ATF) and our teams have made good progress in reducing the bycatch of vulnerable seabirds in some of the world’s most deadly fisheries. We sum up one year of successes below and in our full annual report available. Albatrosses are one of the most threatened […]
- Des oiseaux d’eau suivis de près sur les côtes ouest africaines June 21, 2017Chaque année le 15 janvier, l’ensemble des zones humides du monde (baies, estuaires, zones humides littorales, plaines alluviales, fleuves, plans d’eau, marais, deltas et carrières en eau) sont arpentés par des ornithologues professionnels et amateurs : c’est le comptage international des oiseaux d’eau de Wetlands International. Ce gigantesque comptage mobilise des milliers de passionnés et […]
- I can’t believe we still have to raise funds to protect penguins… June 20, 2017Rory Crawford, from the BirdLife International Marine Programme team, blogs about BirdLife's latest work to save penguins from extinction. As BirdLife launched a campaign to raise funds for our work to protect penguins, I kept thinking about the following (censored!) image from a Women’s Rights march (which has been seen at various marches and protests […]
- How we're saving the kings of the ocean June 22, 2017
Tag Archives: Red-masked Parakeet
Red-masked Parakeet Aratinga erythrogenys is listed as Near Threatened under criteria C1; C2a(i) on the basis that its population is suspected to number c.10,000 mature individuals and, following reports of severe local declines (Ridgely 1981, Best et al. 1995), severe negative trends are suspected to be ongoing in some areas. Information recently relayed by J. Gilardi (in litt. 2010) suggests that the species’s status could have deteriorated in Ecuador and that trade in this species is still high in Ecuador and along the Ecuador-Peru border.