Thursday, September 22, 2011

Coolest birds on the planet.

Along with the Rock-loving Cisticola, the Wandering Whistling-Duck are the coolest birds on the block.

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Photo January 31, 2006 by NatureAtYourBackyard © all rights reserved

Now the Whistling Ducks have a new page.Dendrocygnidae , and each species also has a new page.

344 Spotted Whistling-Duck Dendrocygna guttata Least Concern TSN: 175051
345 Plumed Whistling-Duck Dendrocygna eytoni Least Concern TSN: 175050
346 Fulvous Whistling-Duck Dendrocygna bicolor Least Concern TSN: 175046
347 Wandering Whistling-Duck Dendrocygna arcuata Least Concern TSN: 175049
348 Lesser Whistling-Duck Dendrocygna javanica Least Concern TSN: 175052
349 White-faced Whistling-Duck Dendrocygna viduata Least Concern TSN: 175053
350 West Indian Whistling-Duck Dendrocygna arborea Vulnerable    TSN: 175048
351 Black-bellied Whistling-Duck Dendrocygna autumnalis Least Concern TSN: 175044
352 White-backed Duck Thalassornis leuconotus Least Concern TSN: 175253

Monday, September 19, 2011

Great new page for the Penguin Family

New style page for the penguins and more photos, data, videos, sound recordings & slideshows.
Penguins aren't doing well, they need our help.

They would really appreciate your help.
Penguin numbers are going down.
WORLD N0 NAME SCIENTIFIC NAME Status Taxon Serial Number
3828 King Penguin Aptenodytes patagonicus Least Concern TSN: 174450
3829 Emperor Penguin Aptenodytes forsteri Least Concern TSN: 174449
3830 Gentoo Penguin Pygoscelis papua Near Threatened TSN: 174447
3831 Adelie Penguin Pygoscelis adeliae Least Concern TSN: 174445
3832 Chinstrap Penguin Pygoscelis antarctica Least Concern TSN: 723249
3833 Western Rockhopper Penguin Eudyptes chrysocome Vulnerable TSN: 559996
3834 Fiordland Penguin Eudyptes pachyrhynchus Vulnerable TSN: 174454
3835 Snares Penguin Eudyptes robustus Vulnerable TSN: 559997
3836 Erect-crested Penguin Eudyptes sclateri Endangered TSN: 174455
3837 Macaroni Penguin Eudyptes chrysolophus Vulnerable TSN: 174452
3838 Royal Penguin Eudyptes schlegeli Vulnerable TSN: 559998
3839 Yellow-eyed Penguin Megadyptes antipodes Endangered TSN: 174457
3840 Little Penguin Eudyptula minor Least Concern TSN: 723273
3841 Jackass Penguin Spheniscus demersus Endangered TSN: 174462
3842 Humboldt Penguin Spheniscus humboldti Vulnerable TSN: 174463
3843 Magellanic Penguin Spheniscus magellanicus Near Threatened TSN: 174464
3844 Galapagos Penguin Spheniscus mendiculus Endangered TSN: 174465