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Petition World Wildlife Fund Save the Okarito Kiwi From Habitat

Petition World Wildlife Fund Save the Okarito Kiwi From Habitat


Petition · World Wildlife Fund: Save the Okarito Kiwi From Habitat Destruction · Change.org

Rowi have had a rough time in the wild. Invasive predators such as European stoats (Mustela erminea) and domesticated cats and dogs nearly wiped the species ...

Thursday, 2 April 2015


Things you may not have known, but probably should know because they are fantastic, especially not by the great-ness: 1) oldest known wild bird in the world ...

Petition · World Wildlife Fund: Save the Okarito Kiwi From Habitat Destruction · Change.org | Abused and in need of help | Pinterest | Destruction, ...

Helen Moodie

Monday, 27 April 2015

Is there an easy way to help koalas?

Petition · World Wildlife Fund: Save the Okarito Kiwi From Habitat Destruction · Change.org | Abused and in need of help | Pinterest | Destruction, ...

With temperatures soaring in summer, health issues regarding birds is something that can't be ignored. City veterinary hospitals and individual ...

WWF New Zealand

The Beach Stone-curlew is listed as an endangered species and while it has been observed around the North Coast of Australia, it has largely disappeared, ...

Mumbai: The wildlife wing of the Thane Forest Department (TFD) on Friday rescued 191 birds and bats from Masjid Bunder, from the residence of a local.

S. Bharathidasan of Arulagam said the first alert came from the Forest Department on April 5 that a 90-day-old vulture nestling was found in a bamboo bush ...

Western North Island, Brown Kiwi at Maungatautari Ecological Island, NZ

What WWF is doing

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The King Eider was spotted off St Combs on Wednesday

The jungles around Kotagiri appear to be the perfect habitat for this rare bird to thrive and breed. Known to be a very shy bird, Malabar Trogon is a ...

Zimbabwe's most popular lion was killed on an illegal hunt by an American dentist. Let's make sure his cubs aren't kille signatures on petition)


The bird, a Temminck's stint, usually breeds in the Arctic, and passes through the UK on its way to breeding grounds in Africa and Asia in the winter, ...

Wednesday, 9 April 2014

The first reported calling male was heard on April 8 in the East Mainland. Corncrakes spend the winter in Africa and are in Orkney for just a few months ...

Once-abundant 'rice bird' is being eaten to worldwide extinction by China

With less than 100 Javan green magpies remaining in the wild and captivity, the U.K.'s Chester Zoo is taking in six pairs of these rare birds in a desperate ...

Rose Dawson said Canadian great horned owls Bramble and Briar, which stand at about 2ft tall and have wing spans of more than 4ft, flew off after a tree ...

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Forest & Bird Magazine 346 Nov 2012

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New Zealand to rid non-native pests by 2050 - English News Lessons: Free & lessons / online activities / 7 Levels.

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It has been revealed through an OIA request that tagged kiwi have been dying in large numbers in one of our most heavily 1080 treated forests.

A bird of prey identified by a local bird expert as a gyrfalcon. "

BirdLife International is a UK-based global partnership of conservation organizations that strives to save birds and their habitats.

Hundreds of dead guillemots were recently found by farmer Gunnar Óli Hákonarsson at Sandur in Aðaldalur, North Iceland. The birds, which were found on a ...

Head petitioner Robert Boyd said the birds were killing ducklings, destroying plants and covering the island and homes in bird poo.

The first flamingo egg in eight years has been laid at a wildlife centre in Wearside, according to the charity that runs it.

AJMER: Monsoon is a joyful time for scientists and bird watchers with many rare bird species being spotted. This time, they spotted the Lesser Florican bird ...


Sources said that the project is being finalized as a joint initiative between the Central and the state governments. "The Centre came up with the offer for ...

Forest & Bird Magazine 355 Feb 2015

Sunday, 25 May 2014

Sweaters for New Zealand penguins after an oil spill to keep then from cleaning themselves

CFZ Watcher of the Skies: Giant bird statue facing new home, possibly at the MCG

Groups of birds numbering between 100 and 1,000 make the journey together alongside others, their swooping mass blotting out large swathes of sky.

According to Irons, Fred is in great shape for his age, “He is in really good nick and even though he isn't as active as the younger ones he is still ...

Together they crossed the continent to document its wildlife by collecting specimens. The year was 1834.

Subsequent sightings suggest an eventful life for the well-travelled bird, spending winters in Suffolk, Kent and Essex and even as far as the Exe Estuary in ...

'World's oldest flamingo' dies in Australian zoo at 83

Kiwi (pronounced /kiːwiː/) or kiwis are flightless birds native to New Zealand, in the genus Apteryx and family Apterygidae.

Dave BeasleySaturday, July 12, 2014

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ONE of Scotland's most elusive birds has been tracked from Coll to the Congo in a breakthrough study which experts say will transform conservation of the ...

The Goshawk was found in January.

Peregrine Falcoln

It causes lesions in the throat which makes it hard for the bird to swallow food leading it to die of starvation.

Anzu wyliei is a strange, bird-like creature that has a bony crest on top of a beaky head and a long tail like a lizard.

Researchers from University of Leipzig and the Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology in Leipzig, Germany, found several genes in Kiwi involved ...

This is Hungerford, a large female snowy owl. Last summer she was just a hatchling — a gray ball of fuzz in the middle of the Arctic tundra.



Thursday, 5 December 2013


Police hands over Pakistani pigeon to bird lover

Baillon's crake (porzana pusilla). Photo Wikimedia

Mississippi Sandhill Crane National Wildlife Refuge in Gautier, MS Located just North of Ocean Springs

Little spotted kiwi. An Okarito kiwi chick

A pair of sandhill cranes forage on a farm in Staten Island, California.

... be set free in friendly habitats of parks in Pakistan, including the Kirthar National Park lying between Karachi and Dadu, and the Hingol National Park ...

Understanding tiger behavior and implementing science-based conservation efforts can save these majestic big cats.

Protected red kite found in woods 'did not die of natural causes'

The bird of prey, which is being supplied by Harris Hawks and Falcons, would fly three hours daily for 10 days and then 26 more flights through the year to ...

Ross Parry / SWNS Headscratcher: Which way round is this tern flying?

Car owners on Orkney have been warned to check under their bonnets regularly after a spate of fires caused by birds nesting in vehicle engine compartments.

The exhausted and soaking northern hawk owl was found stranded in Lake Tuusula, north of Helsinki by local adventurer Pentti Taskinen.

CFZ Watcher of the Skies: Rare bird gets peg leg after losing limb in golf accident

Protect endangered species, including the sei whale, at World Wildlife Fund.

Eurasian buzzard (Buteo buteo), strung up on farm fence in Scotland

(Audience submitted: Tess Kleine)

Protect endangered species, including the sea lion, at World Wildlife Fund. Learn about the ways WWF works to conserve a future where people live in harmony ...

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Dillon Marsh, from Cape Town, spent three days wandering in the Kalahari Desert near the South African town of Upington to photograph the huge, avian-built ...

RSPB officer Chris Andrews said the site's wetlands could suit the birds.

New Zealand Kiwi Bird, Typography, Science, Cute Bird Print, Nursery Decor

A few weeks ago 7 of 9 radio tagged kea were poisoned in a Department of Conservation (DoC) aerial 1080 poison drop across the North Okarito Kiwi Sanctuary, ...

The Florida panther once ranged throughout the southeastern United States, but now survives in a

The still unnamed baby Magellanic penguin was hatched at SeaWorld in San Diego 12 weeks ago, but the first images of her were released to the public this ...

The National animal of Pakistan is markhor. Its scientific name is Capra falconeri. Markhor belongs to Bovide family, subfamily of caprinae.

One of Britain's rarest birds has been caught on camera at a Powys wildlife reserve.

Sentence Jeff Blachford, 26, was given a sentence that includes $85,000 in restitution (Compensation), 2 years probation, confiscation of his hunting rifle, ...

Survival rates for albino jackdaws, normally black, tend to be lower and so they are only rarely seen.

According to RT.com, initial reports had suggested the birds' abnormal behaviour was caused by Newcastle disease - a virus which can spread to humans.

By Philip Sherwell, Bangkok

North Island brown kiwi

It was left dumped outside a police station, along with its chick, in what seems like a backlash against the aggressive birds, which have hit the headlines ...