Saturday, July 2, 2011


We have a great new page for Taiwan. Plenty of new photos, loads of endemics including new splits.

For the first time we have been able to use the Chinese language, we will be creating more pages is many languages giving WorldBirds a truly global appeal.
台灣畫眉 - Taiwan Hwamei
Photo By fveronesi1 December 29, 2010 © all rights reserved
Taiwan Hwamei - Kenting - Taiwan_S4E4850

Tuesday, June 28, 2011

Short-tailed Albatross

Posted: 28 Jun 2011 03:27 AM PDT
A Short-tailed Albatross chick has successfully fledged on an island in the Hawaiian archipelago, marking the first time this endangered species has ever been known to breed successfully outside of Japan.

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We are focusing on the Plight of the Albatross. Almost all species are endangered. We have to make every effort to save them.  Check the family out Diomedeidae

Sunday, June 26, 2011

Borneo edit complete

We have a page with something of interest on every species of bird in the Island of Borneo but still need some photos:- Grey-breasted Babbler & Bornean Wren-Babbler, Can you help.
There are some great new photos like Pygmy White-eye 
by Photos by Ch'ien C Lee © All rights reserved Wild Borneo

Saving the Spoon-billed Sandpiper from Extinction

Posted: 24 Jun 2011 05:27 AM PDT
An international team of conservationists is on an emergency mission to help save one of the world’s rarest birds from extinction. Spoon-billed Sandpiper Eurynorhynchus pygmeus is a remarkable bird, but its shocking drop in numbers indicates likely extinction within a decade if urgent action is not taken.

For information about BirdLife Species Champions and Species Guardians visit the BirdLife Preventing Extinctions Programme.