Best Practice Guidelines for ex-situ management of the Straw-headed Bulbul published

Text by Simon Bruslund

A straw-headed bulbul (Tan Siah Hin David)

After month of writing up the collected experience by EEP coordinator Manoj Kumar the manuscript has been under review by the EAZA Songbird TAG for additional months. Now it has finally been published and it is worth taking a closer look. The Straw-headed Bulbul is a challenging species to breed in captivity and the effort and attention Manoj and his colleagues is putting into a focussed management will be instrumental for establishing an ex-situ assurance population of this species in the long-term.

The best practice guideline for the Straw-headed Bulbul can be downloaded from the EAZA website HERE