04-01-2012 - Stitchbird / hihi
Forty-four juvenile hihi, Notiomystis cincta, were reintroduced to Bushy Park in March 2013 in an effort to establish a fourth population of this species on mainland New Zealand (three other populations occur on offshore islands). Despite relatively low initial survival among the females, the remaining birds and their offspring have all bred successfully. The population, although still small, is currently thriving.
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04-01-2012 - Maui Parrotbill; Kiwikiu
This year, a new 600 hectare natural area reserve, Nakula, was designated by the State of Hawaii, and is currently being fenced. While no Kiwikiu (Maui Parrotbill) currently exist in this reserve, the goal is to restore the forest and reintroduce Kiwikiu to this part of Maui.
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04-01-2012 - White-rumped vulture
White-rumped Vulture population has declined catastrophically across South-Asia, with a decline of over 91% in Nepal, due to widespread use of veterinary diclofenac. Despite ban on veterinary diclofenac in 2006, larger than 3ml vials are still available. The project aims to discourage illegal use of diclofenac (>3ml) vial in veterinary use by limiting these to ≤3ml and sensitizing local communities, veterinary practitioners and government ...
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27-10-2011 - Black-footed Albatross
The Black-footed Albatross is considered "endangered" by IUCN due to estimated rates of incidental mortality in longline fisheries. This project will directly benefit the management of North Pacific albatrosses by identifying potential threats at-sea and those countries and fisheries with conservation responsibilities.
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27-10-2011 - Mascarene Petrel
We begin the active phase of realization of the actions listed in Mascarene Petrel National Conservation Plan which was validated on January 4th, 2012.
We pursue the nocturnal field work by testing a protocol of automated recording with the aim of revealing the presence of birds in new areas close to the currently known sites.
We end administrative procedures to start the program argos.
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26-10-2011 - Javan Hawk Eagle
Locality records of Javan Hawk –Eagle (Spizaetus bartelsi) are not only in conservation area but also recorded in non-conservation area. One of the area is on forested area along Pekalongan Regency.
From the survey, the Javan Hawk-Eagle is recorded in four locations are: Jolotigo, Tinalum, Linggoasri and Mendolo. Number populations of JHE in the areas estimated approximately on 9-11 individuals or 3-4 pairs.
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29-06-2011 - Giant Ibis
Giant Ibis, Thaumatibis gigantea, and White-shouldered Ibis, Pseudibis davisoni, are Critically Endangered species now almost entirely confined to dry forests of north and east Cambodia. The main reason for the decline of these large water bird species is habitat destruction. Saving the species from extinction require more participation from local communities. In Western Siem Pang of Cambodia, BirdLife International Cambodia Programme ...
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27-06-2011 - Brazilian Merganser
The Brazilian Merganser and the Purple-winged Ground-dove (Critically endangered-CR) live in one of the most endangered areas on Earth, the Atlantic Forest, where over 90% of the forest has dissapeared resulting in a severe impact on these species. Both were lastly seen more tan 10 years ago in Paraguay. Our Project aims to search for the species in areas they used to inhabit.
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27-06-2011 - African Penguin
African Penguins are Endangered and their population is decreasing rapidly. Our project, the first of its kind, aims to track adult penguins to discover where they go outside the breeding season when it is vital that they find enough food to gain body condition. We will then be able to identify the threats they face at this time and implement appropriate management strategies
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27-06-2011 - Beck's Petrel
This project completed the first targeted search for the currently unknown breeding grounds of Beck's Petrel Pseudobulweria becki. At a coastal location by New Ireland, Papua New Guinea, the single greatest aggregation of Beck's Petrel ever recorded was encountered in March 2012. Over 100 birds seen close to land are a strong indication that the species breeds at adjacent Mount Agil, New Ireland's highest peak.
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