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Black-and-Red Broadbill

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Overview and Distribution of Black-and-Red Broadbill The Black-and-Red Broadbill (Cymbirhynchus macrorhynchos) is a species of bird in the typical broadbill family, Eurylaimidae. It is the only species in the genus Cymbirhynchus. A large, distinctive bird, it has maroon underparts, black upperparts, a maroon neck-band, and white bars on the wings. It also has a large, two-colored, blue-and-yellow bill. The species shows […]

The Reptiles of Vietnam

The Reptiles of Vietnam

This post describes all Reptiles of Vietnam updates on 01.11.2023 In the diverse ecosystems of Vietnam, reptiles are abundant. In fact, there are over 200 confirmed reptilian species, 169 of which are endemic to the country. With habitats ranging from moist montane forests with robust stream systems to lowland marshlands, there are plenty of places […]

Tower hides for birdwatching in Vietnam

Tower hides for birdwatching in Vietnam

This is just announced about tower hides for birdwatching project in Vietnam led by WANEE.VN [update Otc-2022 from official “WANEE VIETNAM”] FIRST What’s BirdWatching? What is bird watching exactly? It is basically an activity wherein birds are observed for the purpose of recreation or citizen science. This is the most basic bird-watching definition, but aside […]

Endemic Reptile Of Vietnam

Endemic Reptile Of Vietnam

This list of Endemic reptile species found exclusively in Vietnam is based on the taxonomy used in Uetz, Freed & Hošek as of 14 November 2018. For further details on possible inaccuracies in the list see Sources & Caveats.Uetz, P. & Jirí Hošek (eds.), The Reptile Database, htUetz, P. & Jirí Hošek (eUetz, P., Freed, P. & Hošek, J. (eds.) […]

Split Decisions: The Taxonomic Revolution and How It Affects Conservation

Split Decisions: The Taxonomic Revolution and How It Affects Conservation

Source: February 08, 2022 · David Wiedenfeld | https://abcbirds.org/ In recent years, there has been a Taxonomic Revolution in ornithology, causing a surprise to long-time birders and ornithologists, such as myself. The Summer Tanagers in my neighborhood, once considered tanagers, are now identified as grosbeaks. Moreover, blackbirds and orioles, which were once placed near the end of […]

Vietnam Endemic Wildlife

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In this post, it will cover all Vietnam Endemic Wildlife & plant – Last update 10/2022 What is endemic species? Before focusing on endemic species, let’s look at the definition of endemism. Endemism is a term used in biology to talk about the distribution of a taxon limited to a small geographic area and which can therefore […]

The birds of Asia

The birds of Asia

The birds of Asia are diverse. The avifauna of Asia includes a total of 3827 species. The taxonomy of this list adheres to James Clements‘ Birds of the World: A Checklist, 2021 edition. Taxonomic changes are on-going. As more research is gathered from studies of distribution, behaviour, and DNA, the order and number of families and species may change. Furthermore, different approaches […]

What is Important Bird and Biodiversity Areas (IBAs)

What is Important Bird and Biodiversity Areas (IBAs)

An Important Bird and Biodiversity Area (IBA) is an area identified using an internationally agreed set of criteria as being globally important for the conservation of bird populations. IBA was developed and sites are identified by BirdLife International. There are over 13,000 IBAs worldwide. These sites are small enough to be entirely conserved and differ in their character, habitat or ornithological […]