Asian Songbirds placing a finish to unlawful trapping and unsustainable animal trade

Asian Songbirds placing a finish to unlawful trapping and unsustainable animal trade

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

hunted with their track

Asian songbirds reach crisis point. Interest in a wide array of songbirds throughout Southeast Asia has triggered a madness of unlawful trapping and unsustainable trade to provide demand for them as caged birds.

The incessant trapping of songbirds is causing woodlands that have been when full of track 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 truly are bought and entered into performing competitions. Some types of songbirds including the White-rumped Shama fetch an increased cost if sourced through the crazy. Our company is working together with conservationists, neighborhood governments and campaigners to prevent the plunder that is unmitigated of precious animals.

over 70,000

wild wild birds have already been recently noticed in trade across SE bird that is asian

wild birds were found accessible in stores in Singapore more than a four time study

of bird species found accessible in Viet Nam weren’t at the mercy of any trade settings

Java Sparrow

are very nearly extinct in the open because of over-trapping and trade that is illegal

all current crazy folks are a outcome of reintroduction following decimating capture for trade

Prohibited trapping of wild wild birds is bringing silence to nearly all Asia’s rainforests. It is nevertheless perhaps not far too late to save lots of the last track, but we need to work fast

Serene Chng, Programme Officer – Pets and Fashion

hope is based on collaboration

The songbird trade preservation problem is highly complicated. an effort that is co-ordinated conservationists across various industries is needed to tackle plummeting wild populace figures. Continue reading “Asian Songbirds placing a finish to unlawful trapping and unsustainable animal trade”