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World's 100 Most Unique and Endangered Birds Revealed
Animals  (tags: animals, animaladvocates, birds, endangered, animalrights, animalwelfare, wildlife, wildanimals, protection, habitat )

Cal
- 1 day ago - wildlifeextra.com
The 'little dodo' and a bird that dispatches its prey by stamping on its head are among the world's 100 most unique and endangered birds, experts at the Zoological Society of London (ZSL) and Yale University recently revealed
Protect Rare Woodpeckers From Destructive Logging and Extinction - Via Animal Petitions
Animals  (tags: Animals, Birds, Black-backed Woodpeckers, Endangered Species Act, Protection, Petition to sign )

Victoria
- 3 days ago - animalpetitions.org
Sign the global petition to urge Dan Ashe, Director of U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), to grant black-backed woodpeckers protected status, before logging activities destroys all of their unprotected forest habitat and forces them into extinction.
Ban Cruel Steel Jaw Leghold Traps - Please Sign!
Animals  (tags: Ban, cruel steel jaw Leghold traps, cruelty, birds, animals, suffering )

Marie
- 48 days ago - forcechange.com
Designed to grasp an animal by the leg using spring-operated metal jaws, leghold traps are an incredibly barbaric hunting and trapping tool that threatens the lives of thousands of innocent animals each year.
Commend Preservation of Endangered Species in Albania - Via Animal Petitions
Animals  (tags: Wild Animals, Brown Bears, Birds, Eagles, Pheasants, Quali, Albania, Wildlife Protection, Animal Welfare, Endangered Species, Wildlife )

Victoria
- 65 days ago - animalpetitions.org
The critically endangered brown bear, eagle, pheasant, and quail are close to extinction from Albanian and European hunters, mostly from Italy. Thank Albania for imposing a two-year hunting ban to address the critical state of endangered wildlife.
Save Wild Pigeons From Slaughter in Amsterdam - Via Animal Petitions
Animals  (tags: Wild Animals, Birds, Pigeons, Amsterdam, Food )

Victoria
- 71 days ago - animalpetitions.org
Stop an Amsterdam pest control company from killing unprotected wild pigeons and selling them to local butchers where they are mislabelled and sold as "wild pate". As many as a 1,000 wild urban birds are killed for local meat consumption every year.
Stop Illegal Mass Bird Slaughter - Please Sign!
Animals  (tags: Cyprus, birds, illegal trapping, killing, cruelty, animals )

Marie
- 93 days ago - forcechange.com
Cyprus, a small island in the Mediterranean Sea, has become a frightening place for the migrating birds that pass over it. On average, 14 million birds are illegally trapped every year by the Cyprus population.
14 Endangered Birds Worth Tweeting About
Animals  (tags: animalwelfare, animals, animaladvocates, birds, protection, endangered )

Cal
- 100 days ago - mnn.com
In honor of National Bird Day and the beginning of a new year, here are 14 highly endangered birds whose struggles with extinction deserve a tweet in 2014.
Happy National Bird Day--January 5
Animals  (tags: birds, National Bird Day, protection, animals, animaladvocates, animalwelfare, animalrights, wildlife, wildanimals, humans )

Cal
- 100 days ago - nationalbirdday.com
Birds are sentinel species whose plight serves as barometer of ecosystem health and alert system for detecting global environmental ills.
Save Your Holiday Greens to Help the Birds!
Animals  (tags: Birds, need help, greens, branches, weather, animals )

Marie
- 101 days ago - enn.com
As bitter winter winds blow through the leafless trees and forest birds search for the shelter of an evergreen, we can offer them some help.
Fight for Flight to Speak Out for Birds Being Mutilated in UK Zoos! - Please Sign!
Animals  (tags: Zoos, cruelty, mutilating, UK, birds, animals )

Marie
- 102 days ago - captiveanimals.org
Thousands of birds in UK zoos are victims of 'pinioning', a practice where the end of one wing is permanently amputated. Pinioning is carried out on baby birds at only a few days old.
Good News: Refuge for Last Blue-Throated Macaws Doubles in Size in Bolivia
Animals  (tags: environment, endangered, animals, birds, animaladvocates, animalwelfare, goodnews, protection )

Cal
- 103 days ago - news.mongabay.com
A reserve that is home to the world's largest population of the critically endangered blue-throated macaw (Ara glaucogularis) has been more than doubled in size, reports the American Bird Conservancy
Good News for the Moluccan Woodcock
Animals  (tags: animals, birds, endangered, animaladvocates, animalwelfare, wildlife, wildanimals, protection )

Cal
- 104 days ago - enn.com
With it's long dark bill and orange buff, this elusive, rare bird is evaluated as Endangered and has been on the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) Red List of Threatened Species.
Hold Wind Farms Accountable for Endangered Bird Deaths - Please Sign!
Animals  (tags: Wind farms, wildlife, birds, bats, killing, endangered, animals )

Marie
- 113 days ago - forcechange.com
Wind farms are an important source of renewable energy and help to reduce our carbon footprint. However, these wind farms also cause hundreds of thousands of bird and bat deaths each year, i
A Bird's Eye View of Hornbills in Northeast India
Animals  (tags: animalwelfare, animals, animaladvocates, birds )

Cal
- 118 days ago - news.mongabay.com
A new study, published in mongabay.com's open access journal Tropical Conservation Science, attempts to understand these birds a little better.
Prevent Commercial Delivery Drones From Killing Birds - Please Sign!
Animals  (tags: Drones, amazon, wildlife, birds, killing, stop, animals )

Marie
- 122 days ago - forcechange.com
Goal: Prevent commercial drones from being launched in the skies and killing unsuspecting species of birds.
 

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