Extinction of Endangered Birds May be Avoided by Massive Tree-Planting Efforts in Peru



Extinction of endangered birds such as the Marvelous Spatuletail, Long-whiskered Owlet, and Ochre-fronted Antpitta may be avoided thanks to conservation efforts that have resulted in over one million new trees being planted in Peru in the last nine years – and over 150,000 in 2011 alone.

Asociación Ecosistemas Andinos (ECOAN), a leading Peruvian conservation organization, has spearheaded the effort with the support of American Bird Conservancy, the leading bird conservation organization in the United States.

Marvelous Spatuletail (Loddigesia mirabilis) flying while feeding at a flower in Peru.

Read full article, which was written and published by American Bird Conservancy.

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