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GOOD NEWS! Eurasian Cranes Sighted 300 Years After Becoming Extinct in Ireland
Animals  (tags: animals, animalwelfare, birds, cranes, animaladvocates, environment, endangered, extinction, protection, GoodNews, goodnews, AnimalWelfare, wildlife, wildanimals, habitat )

- 2778 days ago -
THREE CENTURIES after they became extinct in Ireland, a flock of 15 Eurasian Cranes has been sighted flying over the southwest at the weekend.
Preserving Species
Animals  (tags: protection, endangered, leopards, salamandars, cranes, otters, DC )

- 2882 days ago -
A story about Asian small-clawed otters and three short films featuring Stanley Cranes, clouded leopard cubs, and salamanders.
Rare Crane Chick Hatches at National Zoo
Animals  (tags: animals, cranes, wattled crane, crane chick, baby animals, rare species, birds, wildanimals, zoo wild animals, zoos, protection, animalwelfare )

- 3001 days ago -
A fluffy new chick hatched just a few weeks ago,only the third time the species has been born at the National Zoo in Washington.The rare bird has a lot of growing to do.Wattled cranes (Bugeranus carunculatus) measure up to 6 feet tall when fully grown.
Whooping Cranes Head Back to Louisiana
Animals  (tags: animals, whooping cranes, cranes, birds, wildlife, wildanimals, protection, endangered, environment, animalwelfare )

- 3053 days ago -
Officials with the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisherie are finalizing plans to release a small flock of whooping cranes(Grus americana)in a protected wetland,in what could be a promising step towards long-term viability for an endangered species
Kentucky Tightens Rules for Sandhill Crane Hunt
Animals  (tags: animals, sandhill cranes, cranes, birds, hunting, protection, humans, wildanimals, wildlife, environment, animalcruelty, animalrights, animalwelfare )

- 3062 days ago -
Kentucky hunting regulators have tightened their proposal for sandhill cranes,known as "flying ribeyes" and others as a spectacular link to the prehistoricpast. The new proposal would reduce the number of hunters who could participate to 400,down from 750
Whooping Crane Fly-Over Event This Morning in Dunnellon
Animals  (tags: animals, cranes, whooping cranes, wildanimals, wildlife, endangered, animalrights, animalwelfare )

- 3081 days ago -
DUNNELLON, Fla. - It will be just like a scene from a movie as five endangered whooping cranes and their ultra light aircraft escort are expected to fly over Dunnellon Airport early this morning, weather permitting.
Singing the Praises of Sparrows
Animals  (tags: sparrows, Eurasian tree sparrow, congregation, fluttering, chirp, cranes, Hokkaido, Oddities, decline in numbers, pesticide )

- 3407 days ago -
In a rush of small wings, a fluttering, chirpping, congregation of familiar birds - Eurasian tree sparrows - descended on the bush in front of me. They chattered noisily among themselves, each shifting its position almost constantly as if unsure whether
In Primorye, the First Time Imposed a Harsh Sentence for Shooting the Red Birds
Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, cranes, sentenced, killing, protection, wildlife )

- 3412 days ago -
WWF Russia is satisfied with conviction against a citizen Uvarov SG, delivered on February 16 magistrate court plot number 109 Khanka area for shooting a pair Dahur cranes.
Officials Fear Another Whooping Crane Die-Off
Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, wildlife, cranes, endangered, death, sadness )

- 3435 days ago -
DALLAS - Wildlife officials fear the world's only remaining natural flock of endangered whooping cranes could be at risk of another winter die-off.
Leopard Responsible for Killing Cranes
Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, leopards, killing, cranes, environment, protection, wildlife )

- 3446 days ago -
A yearlong search for the elusive predator responsible for killing nine black-necked cranes in Phobjikha in February 2008 has finally paid off.
Rampant Poaching of Sarus Crane in Uttar Pradesh
Animals  (tags: animals, cranes, poaching, AnimalWelfare, environment, habitat, protection, killing, wildanimals, wildlife )

- 3658 days ago -
The population of Sarus crane in Etawah district of Uttar Pradesh is fast dwindling due to illegal poaching.
'March of the Cranes' Begins Friday
Animals  (tags: cranes, birds, festival, migration, animals, AnimalWelfare, environment, habitat, protection, wildlife )

- 3756 days ago -
"March of The Cranes" is the theme for the 26th annual Monte Vista Crane Festival March 13-15, celebrating greater and lesser Sandhill Cranes, who have spent their spring break here for thousands of years.
European Cranes a Step Closer to Reintroduction in UK's West Country - Somerset
Animals  (tags: birds, reintroduction, cranes, animals, AnimalWelfare, environment, habitat, protection, wildanimals, wildlife )

- 3764 days ago -
A spectacular bird that has not bred in the West Country for over four centuries is a step closer to returning thanks to a generous £700k grant from Viridor Credits. The money has secured the next phase of The Great Crane Project - a partnership between
Cranes to Be Reintroduced to UK
Animals  (tags: england, wildlife, wild animals, birds, cranes, re introduction, endangered, protection, humans )

- 3769 days ago -
The metre high birds have only bred successfully a handful of times in the the UK since 1981 after being absent for 400 years. Now the Great Crane Project, a partnership between the Wildfowl & Wetlands Trust (WWT), the RSPB and Pensthorpe Conservation
African Cranes Threatened By Illegal Trade and Capture
Animals  (tags: cranes, threatened, illegal trade, Africa, birds, animals, AnimalWelfare, environment, habitat, protection, wildlife, wildanimals )

- 4068 days ago -
Over the past forty years, the West African Black Crowned Crane has declined from perhaps more than 100,000 to fewer than 15,000 birds and fragmented into scattered, isolated populations across its range. Widespread trade in the Sudan Black Crowned Crane

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