I've been finding it really hard to find this info, so this is very helpful.
On 23/06/2013, at 1:21 PM, sandra henderson wrote:
> At www.birdsindanger.net/taxatable you will find a list giving status,
> including all those regarded as critically endangered
> Sandra Henderson, Canberra
> On Sunday, June 23, 2013, John Tongue wrote:
> Hi all,
> Some may have seen the reports in some of the mainstream media (at least the
> Age and Sydney Morning Herald) last week about the dire state of many of our
> Australian birds. These articles were reporting on an international
> Conference held in Canada looking at the state of the world's birds.
> The articles stated that we currently have 20 "Birds" (it sometimes referred
> to species, but was sometimes more vague than that), which are presently
> listed as Critically Endangered. Could anyone tell me which those
> species/sub-species/races are, and on which list I can find them? The only
> list I've been able to find has 6 avian taxa (species or subspecies) listed
> for Australia, though contacts have referred me to others which may list up
> to 10. If the figure of 20 is correct, then the situation is even more
> serious than had been presumed (which is certainly bad enough), and the RATE
> of decline is especially alarming.
> Thanks in advance for any advice and assistance people can give.
> John Tongue
> Ulverstone, Tas.
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