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- Black-tailed Godwit flying high in Utrecht April 21, 2018Sustainable grassland management, as the result of cooperation between nature conservationists and farmers in the Eempolder Nature Reserve in the Netherlands, has brought good news for Black-tailed Godwits and breeding waders. The Eempolder Nature Reserve is a peatland polder founded in the 1980s, spanning some 500 hectares alongside the river Eem, in the Dutch province […]
- Interactive map: explore the world’s most threatened bird paradises April 20, 2018It might be impossible to save every field and forest on the planet, but by identifying the places that are of great significance to the conservation of the world’s threatened birds, we might be able to save enough to secure the future of all the world’s 10,000+ extant bird species. That’s the thought process behind […]
- Crunch time for saving environment on farmland April 18, 2018As the debate on the next EU budget draws to a close, will Budget Commissioner Oettinger dedicate enough to the environment and climate in the future Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) to avert disaster? Biodiversity is in freefall in Europe. Stories of the collapse of insects and birds, mostly related to intensive agriculture, have been hitting […]
- Black-tailed Godwit flying high in Utrecht April 21, 2018
Tag Archives: São Tomé
Archived 2016 topics: Sao Tome White-eye (Zosterops ficedulinus) is being split: list Z. ficedulinus and Z. feae as Vulnerable or Endangered?
This is part of a consultation on the Red List implications of extensive changes to BirdLife’s taxonomy for passerines Lynx Edicions and BirdLife International will soon publish the second volume of the HBW-BirdLife Illustrated Checklist of the Birds of the … Continue reading
Sao Tome Thrush Turdus olivaceofuscus has been split into T. olivaceofuscus and T. xanthorhynchus. Prior to this taxonomic change, T. olivaceofuscus was listed as Near Threatened. Although there is no evidence of a decline in the population, species’s Extent of Occurrence is estimated at only 860 km2, with its population surely numbering fewer than 2,500 individuals, and there are ongoing threats that could be impacting the species. It is therefore proposed that the species continue to be listed as Near Threatened. Comments are invited on this proposed listing as well as further information on the species. Continue reading