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17 news items

 
New York Times
Wed, 13 Jul 2011 18:53:09 -0700

The bird — called, appropriately enough, the edible-nest swiftlet — makes its nest by regurgitating long strands of sticky saliva onto the wall of a cave or house, as the case may be. These strands harden into a woven cup, weighing on average about a ...

New Scientist

New Scientist
Wed, 23 Apr 2014 10:26:15 -0700

The nests were traditionally harvested from caves in South-East Asia where the birds – the edible-nest swiftlet, Aerodramus fuciphagus, and the black-nest swiftlet, Aerodramus maximus – make their nests. The natural supply is no longer enough to keep ...

Belfast Telegraph

Belfast Telegraph
Tue, 01 Jul 2014 19:09:54 -0700

The most heavily harvested nests are from the edible-nest swiftlet or white-nest and black-nest swiftlets. Most nests are built during the breeding season by the male swiftlet over 35 days in the shape of a shallow cup stuck to the cave wall. The nests ...
 
The Hindu
Thu, 04 Oct 2012 13:49:21 -0700

In his presentation, Dr. Azeez emphasised the role of communities in protecting biodiversity. The experiment of making the conservation of the Andaman Edible-nest Swiftlet a community-oriented initiative was promising. The nests of these birds fetched ...
 
The Hindu
Sat, 25 Feb 2012 04:01:32 -0800

The Edible-nest Swiftlet is a small, drab greyish bird that lives on the wing above the forest canopy, hawking insects from the air. Extreme nests, extreme threats. The nests of the hornbill and the swiftlet rank among the strangest nests in the world ...

Telegraph.co.uk

Telegraph.co.uk
Mon, 12 Aug 2013 23:01:23 -0700

The nests of the edible-nest swiftlet (Aerodramus fuciphagus) are made almost entirely from hardened saliva and produce a gelatinous soup, famed for its aphrodisiac qualities. Known as yan wo (literally “swallow's nest”) these constructions have become ...
 
Berkeley Daily Planet
Tue, 20 Jul 2010 14:36:04 -0700

Some of their relatives, like the edible-nest swiftlet of Southeast Asia and Indonesia, have nests that are almost pure concealed spit, the active ingredient of bird's-nest soup. Unregulated harvesting of the nests—mostly in hard-to-reach sea caves ...
 
Toronto Star
Thu, 29 Nov 2007 01:38:51 -0800

It's called the edible-nest swiftlet because its nests are edible. This is the only reason anybody cares about it. They are used to make soup. The swiftlets are an Asian relative of our chimney swifts. Swiftlets, and swifts, are stunningly drab, grey ...
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