A captive Straw-headed Bulbul Pycnonotus zeylanicus, popular in Asian areas © TRAFFIC
hunted for his or her track
Asian songbirds reach crisis point. Need for a wide selection of songbirds throughout Southeast Asia has led to a madness of illegal trapping and unsustainable trade to provide interest in them as caged birds.
The incessant trapping of songbirds is causing forests that have been when full of track to gradually develop silent. It has driven some species such as the Straw-headed Bulbul to extinction that is local. In nations Indonesia that is including Nam and Singapore they’ve been bought and entered into performing competitions. Some types of songbirds like the White-rumped Shama fetch an increased cost if sourced through the crazy. Our company is using the services of conservationists, neighborhood governments and campaigners to prevent the plunder that is unmitigated of valuable animals. Continue reading