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Brown Teal

SAP: Brown Teal

Worldwide Species Action Plans SAP: Brown Teal (Anas chlorotis) 2007 Language: EN Origin: New Zealand The pateke/brown teal (Anas chlorotis) was formerly widespread and commonin lowland habitats throughout New Zealand. However, it is now...

Great Spotted Kiwi

SAP: Great Spotted Kiwi

Worldwide Species Action Plans SAP: Great Spotted Kiwi (Apteryx haastii) 2008 Language: EN Origin: New Zealand Kiwi (Apteryx spp.) are among the most distinctive, recognised and cherishedanimals in New Zealand. Endemic to New Zealand, they are the...

Black-Bellied Whistling-Duck

Black Bellied Whistling Duck Literature page

Nomenclature of the Black-Bellied Whistling-Duck Author(s): Richard C. Banks There are two distinguishable subspecies of the Black-bellied Whistling-Duck, one in South America to eastern Panama and one from western Panama through Central America to...

Redlist

Extinction criteria of IUCN

Extinction criteria of IUCN In the latest assessment in 2008, 1,226 species are considered threatened with extinction (i.e. in the categories of Critically Endangered, Endangered, Vulnerable and Extinct in the Wild). This represents 12.4% of the...

Psittacidae

Blue and Yellow macaws Literature page

Molecular markers for population genetic analyses in the family Psittacidae (Psittaciformes, Aves) Author(s): PatrĂ­cia J. Faria and Cristina Y. Miyaki The selection of molecular markers for population studies is an important tool for biodiversity...

Hooded Dotterel

SAP: Hooded Dotterel

Worldwide Species Action Plans SAP: Hooded Dotterel (Thinornis rubricollis) 2007 Language: EN Origin: New Zealand There are about 3,000 Hooded Plovers in eastern Australia and 4,000 in the west (Garnett and Crowley2000). The total population in...

Variable Seedeater

Variable Seedeater Literature page

When black plus white equals gray: the nature of variation in the Variable Seedeater complex (Emberizinae: Sporophila) Author(s): F. Gary Stiles The degree of relationship between the Variable (Sporophila aurita) and Wing-barred (S. americana)...

Guianan Chachalaca

Guianan Chachalaca Literature page

Notes on a Nest of the Guianan Chachalaca Author(s): F. HAVERSCHMIDT Guianan Chachalaca (Ortalis motmot) is rather common in the coastal area and the savanna region of Surinam. It is not a bird of thick forests but its favorite habitat is dense...

Takahe

SAP: Takahe

Worldwide Species Action Plans SAP: Takahe (Porphyrio hochstetteri) 2007 Language: EN Origin: New Zealand The takahe or notornis (Porphyrio hochstetteri Trewick, 1996; previouslyknown as Notornis mantelli Owen, 1848) is a large, flightless, endemic...