Photograph by Joel Sartore, National Geographic Creative Critically Endangered. The largest flying bird in North America, the California condor (Gymnogyps californianus) has a wingspan of nearly ten feet. A captive-breeding program is slowly restoring the species, its numbers reduced to a few dozen by egg poaching and poisons in the 1970s. Photographed at Phoenix Zoo, […]

via The Californian Condor is disappearing. — Old Guv Legends

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The following release has been published by Nature Conservancy Canada, and relates to the International Shorebird Survey which we have partnered in launching in Manitoba this fall (full story found here). The release is timely following our initial surveys at Whitewater Lake and Oak Lake (survey report 1, survey report 2) Nature Conservancy of Canada, partners […]

via Partner Media Release – Shorebird populations declining — Manitoba Important Bird Areas Program