Red-necked Grebes are boldly plumaged waterbirds with pale cheeks and a daggerlike yellow bill that contrasts with a sharp black crown often likened to a toreador’s cap (sometimes raised into a short crest). In breeding plumage, the neck is a rich brick red. Where are red necked grebe from? ARead More →

Large fish and invertebrates such as grouper, octopus and stingrays dine on spider crabs. For the spider crab, larger sea life are not their only predators — humans are known to also enjoy them for lunch. How does the Japanese spider crab protect itself? However, Japanese spider crabs do notRead More →

Since the discovery of the mountain gorilla subspecies in 1902, its population has endured years of war, hunting, habitat destruction and disease—threats so severe that it was once thought the species might be extinct by the end of the twentieth century. Are gorillas extinct 2020? The main threat to gorillasRead More →

White-nosed coatis range from the very southwestern United States (Arizona, New Mexico and Texas) southward throughout Mexico and Central America (including all of Panama), and into northwestern Colombia (west of the Gulf of Uraba). What is the population of coatimundi? Coatis are considered agricultural pests in some areas and haveRead More →

Subsequently the Nightjar is a Species of European Conservation Concern (SPEC 2) and protected under Annex 1 of the EU ‘Birds’ Directive (Directive on the conservation of wild birds79/409/EEC). Are nightjars rare? You can find nightjars in much of Britain, as long as there is suitable habitat. While their populationRead More →

The endangered New Zealand dotterel was once widespread and common. Now there are only about 2500 birds left, making dotterels more at risk than some species of kiwi. The impacts of coastal development on habitat, introduced predators and disturbance during breeding seasons are all factors in the drop in numbers.Read More →

Potoos (family Nyctibiidae) are a group of Caprimulgiformes birds related to the nightjars and frogmouths. … There are seven species in one genus, Nyctibius, in tropical Central and South America. These are nocturnal insectivores which lack the bristles around the mouth found in the true nightjars. Is the Urutau real?Read More →

Once fairly common in the southeastern United States, this bird is now rare, local, and considered an endangered species. It requires precise conditions within mature pine forest, a habitat that is now scarce. How many red-cockaded woodpecker are left? Currently, there are an estimated 14,068 red-cockaded woodpeckers living in 5,627Read More →

Sadly, some species of fritillaries are considered endangered. The common name comes from a Latin word, fritillus, which means chessboard or dice box. Where does the regal fritillary live? Habitat: Tall-grass prairie and other open sites including damp meadows, marshes, wet fields, and mountain pastures. Regal fritillaries are found onRead More →