Asian Songbirds placing a conclusion to illegal trapping and unsustainable animal trade

Asian Songbirds placing a conclusion to illegal trapping and unsustainable animal trade

A captive Bulbul that is straw-headed Pycnonotus, popular in Asian areas © TRAFFIC

hunted due to their track

Asian songbirds reach crisis point. Interest in a wide selection of songbirds throughout Southeast Asia has led to a madness of unlawful trapping and trade that is unsustainable supply interest in them as caged birds.

The incessant trapping of songbirds is causing woodlands that have been when filled up with song to gradually develop quiet. It has driven some types just like the Straw-headed Bulbul to regional extinction. In nations including Indonesia, Viet Nam and Singapore they’ve been bought and entered into performing competitions. Some types of songbirds for instance the White-rumped Shama fetch an increased cost if sourced through the crazy. Continue reading “Asian Songbirds placing a conclusion to illegal trapping and unsustainable animal trade”