- SPECIES DIVERSITY AND CONSERVATION OF AVIFAUNA IN THREE DIFFERENT HABITAT TYPES WITHIN THE MIHINTALE SANCTUARY, SRI LANKA. Wimalasekara, Chathurabhani; Wickramasinghe, Sriyani // Journal of Threatened Taxa;May2014, Vol. 6 Issue 5, p5718
The present study was carried out in three different habitat types within the Mihintale Sanctuary, namely aquatic, undisturbed forest and disturbed habitat from November 2008 to May 2009. The main objective of the study was to determine the species diversity and identify the threats to the...
- Working Together to Conserve Birds and Plants. Brucker, Maury // Illinois Audubon;Summer2010, Issue 313, p2
The author discusses the efforts of the Illinois Audubon Society in enabling protection of birds and plants in Illinois. He believes that buying conservation lands of landowners can aid in conserving plants and bird species in the natural habitats all over the state. The author adds that other...
- PRESIDENT'S PAGE. Drilling, Nancy // South Dakota Bird Notes;Mar2013, Vol. 65 Issue 1, p3
In this article, the author discusses ways of enhancing the yard for birds and other wildlife. She informs that landscaping for birds attracts a wide variety of species throughout the year and by providing habitats as bird population decline mostly due to habitat loss. She presents several...
- How much is that birdie in my backyard? A cross-continental economic valuation of native urban songbirds. Clucas, Barbara; Rabotyagov, Sergey; Marzluff, John // Urban Ecosystems;Mar2015, Vol. 18 Issue 1, p251
Human-wildlife interactions in urban areas, both positive and negative, often involve people and birds. We assess the economic value placed on interactions with common native songbirds in two different urban areas (Berlin, Germany and Seattle, Washington, USA) by combining a revealed preference...
- Farmlife. Davies, Jake // Farmers Weekly;2/5/2016, Issue 1066, p22
The article focuses on the impact of farming on the British landscape and on the way wildlife interacts with it since the Second World War. Topics discussed include a claim by Peter Thompson of the Game and Wildlife Conservation Trust (GWCT) that wildlife has lost much of its habitat and bird...
- For the Birds. Craves, Julie // Birder's World;Dec2002, Vol. 16 Issue 6, p46
Talks about the implications of U.S.-Cuba relations on bird conservation in Cuba as of 2002. Number of bird species exclusive to Cuba; Issue on the conservation of Neotropical migrants, or birds that breed in North America and winter in the tropics; Limited resources for Cuban ornithologists;...
- Well, at Least It's Not the Spotted Owl. Elvin, John // Insight on the News;11/27/2000, Vol. 16 Issue 44, p34
Reports on the criticism of a draft rule in the United States that would grant a waiver of protections normally extended to eagles. Estimated number of the birds that Hopis smother each year.
- CURRENT BIRD CONSERVATION ISSUES IN AFRICA. Brooks, Thomas; Thompson, Hazell Shokellu // Auk (American Ornithologists Union);Jul2001, Vol. 118 Issue 3, p575
Presents bird conservation issues in Africa as of July 2001. Distributional information on African bird conservation; Problems in moving global- and continental-level priorities down to the regional and national scale; Challenges in the implementation of bird conservation issues.
- New Zealand launches seabird conservation plan. // Geographical (Campion Interactive Publishing);Mar2001, Vol. 73 Issue 3, p11
Reports on the bird conservation plan in New Zealand. Background on its bird diversity; Overview of threatened species; Factors that affected the bird population.