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15 news items

 
RedOrbit
Mon, 08 Sep 2014 07:01:26 -0700

The Atitlan Grebe (Podilymbus gigas), known also as Giant Grebe, Poc, or Giant Pied-Billed Grebe, is an extinct water bird, a relative of the Pied-Billed Grebe. It was native to the Lago de Atitlan in Guatemala at an altitude of 1700 meters above sea ...
 
Tico Times
Sun, 30 Mar 2014 11:24:23 -0700

The water was still clear then and the Atitlan grebe was not extinct yet (I actually saw one). It was a beautiful place to live and the lake was wonderful to swim in. It's sad to here of the problems there now but at least there is hope that these ...

Mother Nature Network (blog)

Mother Nature Network (blog)
Wed, 10 Sep 2014 08:31:37 -0700

Birds already lost include: Atitlán grebe, Bachman's warbler, Californian turkey, Carolina parakeet, Chendytes, Ciconia maltha, Dow's puffin, Dusky seaside sparrow, Eocypselus rowei, Great auk, Guadalupe caracara, Guadalupe storm petrel, Heath hen, ...
 
RedOrbit
Thu, 11 Sep 2014 09:16:13 -0700

The Cuban Macaw or the Cuban Red Macaw (Ara tricolor) is an extinct species of parrot that was native to Cuba and the Isla de la Juventud, an island off of the coast of west Cuba. At around 18 to 20 inches long it was one of the smaller members of the ...

RedOrbit

RedOrbit
Sun, 21 Apr 2013 07:30:51 -0700

The Least Grebe (Tachybaptus dominicus) is an aquatic bird. It is the smallest member of the grebe family. It occurs in the New World from the southwestern United States and Mexico to Chile and Argentina, and also on Trinidad and Tobago, the Bahamas ...

RedOrbit

RedOrbit
Thu, 15 Aug 2013 10:33:06 -0700

A study spearheaded by the Wildlife Conservation Society and the University of Minnesota has shown that the world's largest owl — and one of the rarest — is also a key indicator of the health of some of the last great primary forests of Russia's Far ...
 
Bird Watch
Tue, 10 Jan 2012 06:48:45 -0800

This was the third known grebe extinction since the last quarter of the 20th Century, after Colombian Grebe and Atitlan Grebe, and followed news that the Critically Endangered Junín Grebe, which already had a population of fewer than 250 individuals ...

RedOrbit

RedOrbit
Sun, 21 Apr 2013 07:08:33 -0700

The Black Petrel (Procellaria parkinsoni) is also called the Parkinson's Petrel. It is a large, black petrel, the smallest of the Procellaria. This species is an endemic breeder of New Zealand, breeding only on islands off the North Island, on Great ...
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