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The American Bird Conservancy says Lear's Macaw, a blue parrot found in northeastern Brazil, has been reassessed from critically endangered to endangered. The drop to the lesser threat category on the International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources list was a direct result of conservation action, ABC officials said. The current population of Lear's Macaw is estimated to be 960 birds, up from fewer than 100 birds in 1989, the ABC said in a statement. American Bird...
An Ethiopian lark, a Galapagos finch and a newly discovered Colombian hummingbird have been placed on the world's most endangered species list, an environmental group announced on Thursday. The International Union for Conservation of Nature stated that the Sidamo lark might be Africa's first bird extinction as the Ethiopian savanna is damaged by farmland and overgrazing. "This is a species that is absolutely on the edge," stated spokesman Martin Fowlie for the British group BirdLife...
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