Thursday, 20 June 2013

One in Eight Bird Species Threatened With Extinction


CBC News
Canada's birds in better shape than most, study says, but situation still dire. Details here.
Birds like these rose-breasted grosbeak have declined by 10% since1970 in part due to the loss of mature forests through logging & invasive species like the pine beetle.  (Source: Birdlife International)
Barn swallows nest under a bridge in Manitoba. PLT photos.

1 comment:

PLT said...

Get out the bulldozer. There's a wildlife refuge that needs to be turned into a parking lot!