Birds conservation in Myanmar

There are 47 Globally Threatened bird species in Myanmar with seven listed as Critically Endangered. Two of these species are probably extinct in the country, of which one is possibly globally so. The formerly widespread White-shouldered Ibis Pseudibis davisoni has not been seen in Myanmar since the 1940s (Birdlife International 2012). The Pink-headed Duck Rhodonessa [...]

By | 2017-05-19T09:58:13+00:00 January 12th, 2014|Wildlife, Birds|0 Comments

ဧရာ၀တီတိုိင္းရွိ ေက်းရြာေပါင္း(၇၀)ခန္႔တြင္ ရွားပါးႀကိဳးၾကာငွက္ႏွင့္ ဇီ၀မ်ဳိးစုံမ်ဳိးကြဲမ်ား ထိန္းသိမ္းေရးေဟာေျပာမည္

ဧရာ၀တီတိုင္းေဒသႀကီး၏ ၿမိဳ႕နယ္(၄)ၿမိဳ႕နယ္အတြင္းမွ ေက်းရြာေပါင္း (၇၀)ခန္႔တြင္ ရွားပါးႀကိဳးၾကာငွက္ႏွင့္ ဇီ၀မ်ဳိးစုံမ်ဳိးကြဲမ်ား ထိန္းသိမ္းေရးေဟာေျပာမူမ်ား ျပဳလုုပ္သြားမည္ျဖစ္ေၾကာင္းသတင္းရရွိသည္။ ဧရာ၀တီတုိင္းေဒသႀကီး၏ မအူပင္ၿမိဳ႕နယ္၊ ပန္းတေနာ္ၿမိဳ႕နယ္၊ ၀ါးခယ္မၿမိဳ႕နယ္ႏွင့္ အိမ္မဲၿမိဳ႕ နယ္ စေသာ ၿမိဳ႕နယ္အတြင္းရွိ ေက်းရြာေပါင္း ၇၀ခန္႔တြင္ သစ္ေတာဦးစီဌာန၊ မိန္းမလွကၽြန္းေတာရိုင္းတိရစာၦန္ ေဘးမဲ့ေတာက တာ၀န္ရွိသူမ်ား၊ မအူပင္တကၠသိုလ္၊ စိုက္ပ်ဳိးေရးဌာန၊ အေထြေထြအုပ္ခ်ဳပ္ေရးဦးစီဌာန ႏွင့္ သားငွက္ထိန္းသိမ္းေရးအဖြဲ႕ (ျမန္မာႏိုင္ငံအစီအစဥ္)တိုိ႔ ပူးေပါင္း၍ ယင္းေဒသတြင္ ပ်ံႏွံေနထုိင္ၾကေသာ ႀကိဳးၾကာငွက္မ်ားႏွင့္ ဇီ၀မ်ဳိးစုံမ်ဳိးကြဲမ်ား ထိန္းသိမ္းနုိင္ေရး ေဟာေျပာသြားမည္ျဖစ္ေၾကာင္း မိန္းမလွကၽြန္းေတာရိုင္းတိရစာၦန္ေဘးမဲ့ေတာ အုပ္ခ်ဳပ္ေရးမွဴးဦးေဇာ္ထူးေအာင္က ေျပာသည္။ “သူတိုိ႔က်င္လည္က်က္စားတဲ့ ေက်းရြာအနီးပတ္၀န္းက်င္ကို ကၽြန္ေတာ္တို႔ကထိန္းသိမ္းေရးေတြမွာ သူတို႔ကိုယ္တိုိင္ပါ၀င္လာဖို႔ အသိပညာေပးေဟာေျပာဖို႔ ရွိပါတယ္။ ဇီ၀မ်ဳိးစုံမ်ဳိးကြဲေတြ ထိန္းသိမ္းကာကြယ္တာနဲ႔ ပတ္သက္ၿပီး ေဒသခံျပည္သူေတြ အသိပညာတိုးလာေအာင္ ဘာေၾကာင့္ ကာကြယ္ရတယ္၊ ဘယ္လိုဥပေဒေ တြနဲ႔ ကာကြယ္ထားတယ္။ဥပေဒအရ ဘယ္လိုကာကြယ္ထားသလဲဆိုရာမွာ [...]

By | 2017-07-17T12:12:54+00:00 July 17th, 2017|Upper Ayeyawady, Birds, Reptiles, WCS Myanmar|0 Comments

DNA testing challenges traditional species classification

Myanmar (20/06/16) - Experts from (WCS) Wildlife Conservation Society and the National University of Singapore (NUS) have made a surprising discovery that could subvert the significance of traditional criteria used for species classification. Employing novel techniques to retrieve DNA sequences from thousands of genomic locations, the researchers were able to uncover an unusual case of [...]

By | 2017-05-19T09:58:11+00:00 June 24th, 2016|News Blogs, Wildlife, Ayeyawady River, Birds, WCS Myanmar|0 Comments

Avifauna in Myanmar

There are 47 Globally Threatened bird species in Myanmar with 7 listed as Critically Endangered. Two of these species are probably extinct in the country, of which one is possibly globally so. The formerly widespread White-shouldered Ibis Pseudibis davisoni has not been seen in Myanmar since the 1940s (Birdlife International 2012). The Pink-headed Duck Rhodonessa [...]

By | 2017-05-19T09:58:12+00:00 December 3rd, 2015|Wildlife, Birds|0 Comments

Missing bird returns after 74 years

YANGON (MARCH 5, 2015) – A scientific team from WCS, Myanmar’s Nature and Wildlife Conservation Division – MOECAF, and National University of Singapore (NUS) has rediscovered a bird previously thought to be extinct. Jerdon’s babbler (Chrysomma altirostre) had not been seen in Myanmar since July 1941, where it was last found in grasslands near the [...]

By | 2017-05-19T09:58:12+00:00 March 5th, 2015|News Blogs, Wildlife, Birds, WCS Myanmar|0 Comments