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Biodiversity: do you know the most endangered bird in France?


A new operation is launched to try to save the monarch of Fatu Hiva. According to the League for the Protection of Birds and the association

It is very small - about forty grams on average - and recognizable by its shiny black plumage.

The monarch of Fatu Hiva is also not very shy, which is why, among other reasons, he is in very great danger.

This sparrow, which takes its name from the small island in the Marquesas archipelago in French Polynesia, the only place on the planet where it nests, is unfortunately illustrated in the latest report from the BirdLife International association which reveals that " almost half of the more than 11,000 species of birds listed on Earth are currently in decline, including 1,409 threatened with extinction, for only 6% in increase”.

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Source: leparis

All life articles on 2022-12-07

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