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More Than 30 Birds Face Extinction in UK's Overseas Territories


Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, birds, extinction, UK )

Cher
- 1567 days ago - wildlifeextra.com
When put together, the UK's overseas territories are fifth in the world league table of bird extinctions, with at least ten species from the territories going to oblivion since 1500AD, partially or wholly because of the impact of non-native mammals,



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Patrizia S. (315)
Friday July 9, 2010, 4:01 pm
noted
 

gail dair (0)
Friday July 9, 2010, 6:08 pm
Thanks Cher
 

Mm M. (456)
Friday July 9, 2010, 9:46 pm
OMG...Thank you Cher for these news at site...guys just a few blurps...

11 islands or territories where urgent action to remove non-native mammals...with 5 species of birds found nowhere else on Earth, Henderson Island is one of the rishest wildlife Islands.

However....non-native Pacific Rats are threatening...

Well, that said it all RATS!!!! and Noted with RATS!!!
 

Margaret S. (68)
Saturday July 10, 2010, 3:39 am
Oh... this is really sad news,thanks Cher.
 

Past Member (0)
Sunday July 11, 2010, 8:19 am
Noted!
 
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