News Endangered species

El Zamarrito Pechinegro regresa a Yanacocha

Tue, 07/06/2011
El día 1ro de Junio de 2011, técnicos de Aves y Conservación junto con el Director Ejecutivo de la Fundación Jocotoco y el Administrador de la Reserva de Yanacocha realizaron una salida de campo para observar al Zamarrito Pechinegro. Hacían dos años que no existían registros de este colibrí, amenazado de extinción, en Yanacocha por lo que existía incertidumbre debido a su ausencia.

Reserves created for Endangered Fringe-backed...

Thu, 26/05/2011
Two Private Nature Reserves in Bahia State, Brazil will help protect the Endangered Fringe-backed Fire-eye

Hunting threat to Critically Endangered Dwarf...

Wed, 25/05/2011
Concerns that hunting pressures are increasing on the Critically Endangered Dwarf Olive Ibis have been confirmed.

Help for the world’s Angriest Birds

Thu, 21/04/2011
Angry Birds are taking up the fight to save the world’s most threatened birds from extinction.

Ivan Papanin arrives at Tristan

Wed, 13/04/2011
More equipment arrives on Tristan to help save the oiled penguins.

Wash and dry for rockhopers at rehab centre

Mon, 11/04/2011
The first rockhopper penguins are washed at the newly erected wash-bay facility.

Island gets set to wash thousands of penguins

Thu, 07/04/2011
Experts arrive on Tristan to help save thousands of Northern Rockhopper Penguins affected by the oil spill.

Penguin rehab updates

Tue, 05/04/2011
On this page you can follow progress of the number of penguins leaving the 'rehab' centre and returning to the wild.

First Tristan penguins released from 'rehab...

Tue, 05/04/2011
The first 24 penguins of more than 3,600 admitted to the 'rehab centre' have been released back to the wild.

Tristan Islanders rally to save oiled penguins

Fri, 25/03/2011
A penguin rehabilitation centre has been set up on the main island of Tristan da Cunha, as fears grow that more than 10,000 have been hit by oil.

Race to save oiled penguins after tanker strikes...

Mon, 21/03/2011
Hundreds of oiled penguins have been found following a substantial oil leak from a grounded cargo vessel on Nightingale Island, Tristan da Cunha