North America's Endangered Creatures: Birds
North America's Endangered Birds (Photos and Videos)
- This hub celebrates the beauty of the endangered birds of North America. When possible, I use photos taken by amateur (and professional) photographers, and not photographs you have seen in publications by the United States Fish and Wildlife Service, the agency which maintains a list of the threatened and endangered species here in the United States.
- Before a bird can be placed on the endangered species list, it is studied thoroughly by scientists who strive to estimate how many are remaining in the population. They also try to determine the problems threatening the species, so the listing process could take years.
- Please watch the videos included in this hub. They are exceptional and allow you to see these magnificent creatures in the wild.
- Believe it or not, the Fish and Wildlife Service currently lists 90 birds as endangered. I have tried to track down interesting photographs of as many as possible.
Photos of Endangered Birds
The Incredible Whooping Crane
Northern Aplamado Falcon
Coastal California Gnatcatcher
Puerto Rican Parrot
California Clapper Rail
Florida Grasshopper Sparrow
Cape Sable Seaside Sparrow
Hawaii Akepa (Honeycreeper)
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