Friday, May 05, 2006

Record bird numbers slip towards extinction



"BirdLife's annual evaluation of how the world's bird species are faring shows that the total number considered threatened with extinction is now 1,210. When combined with the number of Near Threatened species this gives a record total of 2,005 species in trouble - more than a fifth of the planet’s 9,799 total species."

Link: Full Article from BirdLife International

Acadian Flycatcher © Mike McDowell

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