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The Alaotra Grebe – We do care!

Fri, 04/06/2010 - 11:31

I felt heartened on reading through the 103 responses to last weeks featured post on the extinction of Alaotra Grebe. The question that had been posed in the original post ‘Do we care’, was answered with a resounding ‘Yes’! And...

Alaotra Grebe extinction – Do you care?

Tue, 25/05/2010 - 23:01

Today we announced that Alaotra Grebe, a waterbird from Madagascar, is officially extinct on the Red List (more). The Dodo is the undoubted ‘celebrity’ among extinct species with its depiction in books, cartoon...


List of extinct bird species

Tue, 25/05/2010 - 23:01

  Species Category King Island Emu Dromaius ater EX Kangaroo Island Emu Dromaius baudinianus EX New Zealand Quail Coturnix novaezelandiae EX Double-banded Argus Argusianus bipunctatus EX Mauritius Shelduck ...