Trade wiping out Indonesia’s bird species

A new study has revealed that 13 bird species—including Indonesia’s national bird, the Javan Hawk-eagle—found in Sundaic Indonesia are at serious risk of extinction because of excessive over-harvesting.

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Last updated on 31 May 2016

Type: 
Media Watch
Country: 
Indonesia
Region: 
Asia
Threats: 
Unsustainable hunting and trapping
Illegal trade
Species group: 
Birds