News Critically Endangered

Oversummering Spoon-billed Sandpiper discovered...

Fri, 30/07/2010
Photos confirming the first record of the Critically Endangered Spoon-billed Sandpiper oversummering in its wintering grounds in Thailand has been made.

Critically Endangered Puerto Rican Nightjar on...

Wed, 21/07/2010
An authoritative online life history for the Critically Endangered Puerto Rican Nightjar

New population of Grey-breasted Parakeet...

Tue, 13/07/2010
A new population of the Critically Endangered Grey-breasted Parakeet (Pyrrhura griseipectus) has been found nesting in atypical habitat in the “table mountains” of Quixada, Ceará, northeastern Brazil.

Zapata Rail on the edge

Tue, 13/07/2010
Zapata Rail is a very poorly-known waterbird now confined to the Zapata Swamp in western Cuba. The bird’s elusive nature has caused confusion within the ornithological community as to its status – confusion that may have unwittingly provided a smoke screen to a very real threat that may be driving the species to extinction.

State decree institutes Cherry-throated Tanager...

Thu, 08/07/2010
Located in the montane region of the Espírito Santo state, the Ecological Corridor will contribute to the conservation of the Critically Endangered Cherry-throated Tanager, in addition to other six globally threatened species

Our National bird

Mon, 07/06/2010
It’s Philippine Eagle Week and it is an opportune time to know about our national bird which, incidentally is also the largest and most endangered eagle in the world.