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Birds are constantly in danger from extinction, oil spills, climate change, urban sprawl, and many other hazards.

Check out our site frequently to be updated with all the latest news concerning our feathered friends. From funny stories in the news to articles about our friends constant struggle to coexist..

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Bird rescue after river oil spill
Southampton, UK
Sunday, 9 April 2006
Animal rescue teams have been working to save 35 swans and ducks after an oil spill on Southampton's River Itchen.

Invasive Birds


Ray of Hope for Endangered Bird
BBC News, India
Wednesday, 15 February 2006
The only known habitat of India's rarest bird may yet be saved from destruction in a last-minute effort to re-route an irrigation canal.
A committee appointed by India's Supreme Court has asked the Bombay Natural History Society (BNHS) to submit a report with alternative routes for the Telugu Ganga canal in southern India.

Indian Birds

Asian birds face threat of extinction.
The Associated Press, Reuters
Friday, November 19, 2004
BANGKOK More than 300 bird species in Asia are threatened with extinction due to logging, farming and development, conservationists said Thursday at an international meeting.

The bird specialists were speaking in Bangkok on the sidelines of the World Conservation Union meeting, attended by at least 6,000 officials, scientists, executives and environmentalists from around the world...





Wild birds: culprits or innocent over bird flu?
Source: Reuters
By Tan Ee Lyn
11/18/2004
HONG KONG, Nov 18 (Reuters) - The grey heron flew over the barbed-wire fence dividing mainland China from Hong Kong, landing gracefully on a mudflat in the city's Mai Po nature reserve where other wild birds had arrived on their annual migration south.

For some, the heron is a symbol of beauty in a city far better known for its gleaming skyscrapers, towering apartment blocks and crowded city streets...




Bush Pardons Turkeys But Later Caught Eating One - What A Dirty Bird.
11/19/2004
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Bush used the annual Thanksgiving turkey- pardoning rite Wednesday to roast the bitter campaign for the White House, jokingly recalling fund-raising disputes, attack ads and a polarizing political movie. "Now's the time for healing," he said, as he ceremonially spared two birds.
The winning "candidates" in his satirical rendition of the presidential campaign were Biscuits and Gravy, turkeys raised in Mathias, W.Va. Their names came out on top on an online contest.
"It was a close race. You might say it was neck and neck," Bush said. He spoke in the Rose Garden during a rare joint appearance with Vice President Dick Cheney...




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   April 9, 2006

BIRD RESCUE AFTER
RIVER OIL SPILL

-- BBC News

Animal rescue teams have been working to save 35 swans and ducks after an oil spill on Southampton's River Itchen.


           bird news

   March 3, 2006

RAY OF HOPE FOR
ENDANGERED BIRD

-- BBC News

The only known habitat of India's rarest bird may yet be saved from destruction in a last-minute effort to re-route an irrigation canal...


           bird news

   November 19, 2004

ASIAN BIRDS FACE
THREAT OF EXTINCTION

-- Bangkok, Thailand

More than 300 bird species in Asia are threatened with extinction due to logging, farming and development.

Conservationists along with bird specialists were speaking in Bangkok on the sidelines of the World Conservation Union meeting, attended by 6000 officials, scientists, executives and environmentalists from around the world...

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