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Amazing drone images of Bangkaru Island

Wild, remote and beautiful, a new dawn breaks on Bangkaru Island. Text and images Alex Westover This incredible drone shot shows Bangkaru Island from a new perspective. At the upmost capabilities of Alex Westover’s drone, this photo was captured as a last-minute decision just before leaving the island. ‘It was such a last-minute shot that […]

Bird poster for Nias

Text and Pictures by Simon Bruslund As part of the Save Magiao project the planning of the education and pride campaign for the Nias Island songbirds and especially the Magiao, the Nias Myna (Gracula robusta) continues. Currently we are developing a poster with the most threatened birds of Nias and with the Magiao in the […]

Spring news from the Prigen Conservation Breeding Ark (PCBA) – March 2020

Author Jochen Menner, Curator of Birds Taman Safari 2/ Prigen Conservation Breeding Ark The PCBA was established in 2017 to serve as a breeding facility for the most endangered Indonesian species, the main focus is on songbirds. The centre is located within the grounds of Taman Safari 2, Prigen in East Java, it operates as […]

Community engagement projects for Bali Mynas

Authors Sunny Nelson, Stuart Marsden & Tom Squires Sunny (Lincoln Park Zoo) along with Tom and professor Stuart from Manchester Metropolitan University recently visited Bali Barat National Park, Bali Safari & Marine park and Nusa Penida to develop the Silent Forest Campaign pre-selected Project for Bali Myna conservation. We concentrated on community projects – the […]

The Silent Forest Campaign Team says Thank you

To all the supporters of the Silent Forest Campaign our heartfelt gratitude. HOWEVER, the work will continue and the TAG working group on Asian Songbirds will in the future adapt the name Silent Forest Working Group and take over the campaign logo and website. The content and communications including social media will be taken over […]