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Habitat loss threatens critically endangered bird: WCS

The Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) Cambodia has voiced concern about the rapid decline of the Bengal florican (Houbaropsis bengalensis) population fuelled largely by habitat loss, rice farming and poaching, with a 2018 tally counting just over 100 territorial displaying males in the Kingdom. ...

Long Kimmarita
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/habitat-loss-threatens-critically-endangered-bird-wcs

River Terns population on the rebound along Mekong

The population of River Terns continues to rise, having doubled in the past five years and spurring hopes for the species’ conservation, according to initial findings by researchers from the World Wildlife Fund (WWF-Cambodia) who have begun conducting annual bird surveys. ...

Mom Kunthear
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/river-terns-population-rebound-along-mekong

Bird census shows absences and returns

Bird researchers and conservationists in Cambodia said the rare and endangered black-faced spoonbill remains elusive in the Boeung Prek Lapouv and Anlong Pring protected landscapes in southwestern Cambodia.   ...

Khouth Sophak Chakrya
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/bird-census-shows-absences-and-returns

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