As regular CFZ-watchers will know, for some time Corinna has been doing a column for Animals & Men and a regular segment on On The Track... particularly about out-of-place birds and rare vagrants. There seem to be more and more bird stories from all over the world hitting the news these days so, to make room for them all - and to give them all equal and worthy coverage - she has set up this new blog to cover all things feathery and Fortean.

Saturday, 30 November 2013

Jurong Bird Park raises awareness on shrinking native bird population

The population of rare native birds in Singapore is shrinking due to urbanisation and diminishing habitats. To raise awareness on how the public can help to protect them, the Jurong Bird Park has organised its very first Native Birds' Day on November 23 and 24.

SINGAPORE: The population of rare native birds in Singapore is shrinking due to urbanisation and diminishing habitats.

To raise awareness on how the public can help to protect them, the Jurong Bird Park has organised its very first Native Birds' Day on November 23 and 24.

The Bali Mynah, which is endemic to Bali, is among the rarest birds in Singapore. Another rare bird is the Oriental Pied Hornbill - with fewer than 100 left in Singapore.

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