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Sixty endangered bird species seen flocking to Kingdom wetland areas

The Kampong Thom provincial Department of Environment and BirdLife Cambodia have recorded the presence of more than 60 endangered species in the Stung Sen “Ramsar site” and the Boeung Chhma core area within the Tonle Sap biosphere reserve in Kampong Thom province. ...

Voun Dara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/sixty-endangered-bird-species-seen-flocking-kingdom-wetland-areas

10 nests of Giant Ibis located in Lomphat Wildlife Sanctuary during breeding season

Since the beginning of this year’s breeding season, 10 nests of Giant Ibis have been discovered in Lomphat Wildlife Sanctuary, pointed out BirdLife International Cambodia Programme on its official Facebook page today.​ ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50917267/10-nests-of-giant-ibis-located-in-lomphat-wildlife-sanctuary-during-breeding-season/

Birdlife frees 20 water pools in Siem Pang Wildlife Sanctuary

BirdLife International Cambodia Programme yesterday said that it has freed 20 water pools in Siem Pang Wildlife Sanctuary in Stung Treng province in the first four months of this year to improve water sources and habitats for wildlife. ...

Sen David
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50863162/birdlife-frees-20-water-pools-in-siem-pang-wildlife-sanctuary/

Concern over bird hunting in Ratanakiri

Non-governmental organisation BirdLife International Cambodian Programme has expressed concern over threats to wetlands wildlife in Lumphat district of Ratanakiri province as more birds are being captured for human consumption in the dry season. ...

Rhea Mae Soco
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50811889/concern-over-bird-hunting-in-ratanakiri/

Rare species losing habitats

BirdLife International Cambodia Programme has expressed concern about the presence of humans that are possibly disrupting the nesting of lesser adjutant storks in Lumphat Wildlife Sanctuary in Ratanakkiri province, a region under serious threat from habitat loss and disruption due to human activities. ...

Soth Koemsoeun
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/rare-species-losing-habitats

BirdLife pilots buffalo breeding project to cut down on hunting

BirdLife International Cambodia is testing a new buffalo breeding project by giving farmers female buffalo to breed as an alternative to hunting. The project aims to put an end to hunting in the Boeung Prek Lpov Protected Landscape in Takeo province’s Koh Andet and Borei Cholsar ...

Soth Koemsoeun
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/birdlife-pilots-buffalo-breeding-project-cut-down-hunting

Oriental Pratincole’s nests discovered in Cambodia

BirdLife Cambodia has announced to discover nests of the Oriental Pratincole in the Southeastern part of Cambodia. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50717973/oriental-pratincoles-nests-discovered-in-cambodia/

Bird conservation meeting held

The Asean Network on Wetlands and Migratory Water Birds Conservation (Asean Flyway Network) held a second meeting earlier this month to share input which is vital to implement Phase II of the Improving Biodiversity Conservation of Wetlands and Migratory Water Birds in the Asean Region ...

Khorn Savi
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/bird-conservation-meeting-held

Endangered birds spotted in sanctuaries

Nests of five critically endangered bird species were found in the Siem Pang and Siem Pang Kang Lech wildlife sanctuaries last year, according to an annual report issued yesterday by Birdlife International Cambodia. ...

Mom Kunthear
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50564942/endangered-birds-spotted-in-sanctuaries/

Sanctuary ‘protected’

More than 2,000 hectares of the decimated Lumphat Wildlife Sanctuary in Ratanakkiri province have been classified by the Ministry of Environment (MOE) as the sanctuary’s first community protected area. Surrounded by three economic land concessions in Kon Mom district, the protected area is populated by a ...

Phak Seangly and Amelia Woodside
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/sanctuary-%E2%80%98protected%E2%80%99

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