The mission of Los Angeles Audubon is to advertise the enjoyment and safety of birds and different wildlife by means of recreation, education, conservation and restoration. A Gyrfalcon was reported December 25 near Madras. Another nice week for shorebirds with 20 species being reported. A PURPLE CROSSBILL was reported from Lake Sunapee on November 6th, and 1 was reported from Jaffrey on the eleventh. For a subset of China’s rich class, rare wildlife products equivalent to helmeted hornbill carvings, elephant ivory , and rhinoceros horn can be a signal of cash, power, and luxurious.
That is New Hampshire Audubon’s Rare Hen Alert for Monday, November 19th, 2018. Vagrant birds often solely stick round for a brief amount of time, so getting the phrase out is necessary. A parasitologist by coaching, Pilai grew to become fascinated with the birds in 1978, after guiding a BBC movie crew to search for them.
That is New Hampshire Audubon’s Uncommon Fowl Alert for Monday, December 17th, 2018. When there’s a uncommon fowl round, individuals need to learn about it as soon as attainable. For instant access to uncommon chook reports, birders might need to take into account becoming a member of the net community at This group has a number of hundred members and is used by many native birders to report rarities.
Other lingering shorebirds seen throughout the past week included: SEMIPALMATED PLOVER, WHITE-RUMPED SANDPIPER, SEMIPALMATED SANDPIPER, and LESSER YELLOWLEGS. Indonesian authorities have confiscated greater than 1,300 helmeted hornbill casques in all, many seized from smugglers linked to organized criminal syndicates that visitors in business-degree quantities of endangered wildlife components.
Initially considered a brand new species, the chook was given the scientific identify Vermivora leucobronchialis, but Brewster’s warbler is now known to be a hybrid between blue-winged and golden-winged warblers; Vermivora cyanoptera X Vermivora chrysoptera.