Endangered Birdwatching Travel Services Allentown PA

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Loretta Wagner
(610) 770-3249
2223 W Gordon St
Allentown, PA
Agency
Legacy Tours of Distinction
Membership Associations
American Society of Travel Agents
Specialities
Customized Travel, Family Fun, Group Vacation, Singles, Speciality, Tours
Website
www.legacytours.com

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R. Brown
(610) 391-9094
7540 Windsor Dr Ste 202
Allentown, PA
Agency
World Class Vacations
Membership Associations
American Society of Travel Agents
Website
www.wcv.com

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Bob Buesing
(610) 252-7774
701 Uhler Rd
Easton, PA
Agency
East Coast Touring Company/Trans Travel & Tours, Inc.
Membership Associations
American Society of Travel Agents
Website
www.eastcoasttouring.com

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Iobst Travel
(610) 965-9025
328 Main Street
Emmaus, AL
Services
NO FINANCIAL SERVICES

Dimitrios Lambris
(484) 685-0558
Po Box 12
Wynnewood, PA
Agency
Conferex LLC
Membership Associations
American Society of Travel Agents
Destinations
Europe-Eastern, U.S. - Northeast
Specialities
Archeology, Boating / Yacht / Sailing, Business Travel, Destination Weddings, Eco-Tourism, Educational, Luxury Travel, Meeting Planning / Events, Nature, Other, Rafting, Religious, Student / Youth
Website
www.conferex.com

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Ali Raza Visram
(610) 253-7021
1275 Glenlivet Dr Ste 100
Allentown, PA
Agency
AfricanMecca, Inc.
Membership Associations
American Society of Travel Agents
Destinations
Africa
Specialities
Adventure Travel, Destination Weddings, Eco-Tourism, Educational, Family Fun, Family Travel, Great Outdoors, Honeymoon, Incentive Travel, Lifestyle / Family / Specialty, Luxury Travel, Safari, Scuba Diving, Women's Travel
Website
www.africanmeccasafaris.com

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Julia Horn
(610) 965-9025
328 Main St
Emmaus, PA
Agency
Iobst Travel Service / Amex
Membership Associations
American Society of Travel Agents
Website
www.shoppingfortravel.com

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World Class Vacations
(610) 391-9094
7540 Windsor Drive
Allentown, PA
Services
Annual Travel Benefit,NO FINANCIAL SERVICES

National Discount Cruise Co.
(610) 439-4883
1401 North Cedar Crest Boulevard, Suite 110
Allentown, PA

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Sandra Steele
(412) 372-3094
254 Monroeville Mall
Monroeville, PA
Agency
Lenzner Tour and Travel
Membership Associations
American Society of Travel Agents
Destinations
Asia-Southeast Asia, Caribbean, U.S. - Alaska, U.S. - Southeast, U.S. - West
Specialities
Cruising / Cruise Lines, Destination Weddings, Family Travel, Luxury Travel, Motorcoach / Bus, Senior / Mature Adult, Student / Youth, Women's Travel
Website
www.travelsense.org

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Rare Bird Focus

Rare Bird Focus: The Endangered Kirtland's Warbler

The endangered Kirtland's warbler is one of the rarest members of the wood warbler (Parulidae) family. It is a fascinating bird for a few reasons: First, it nests in just a few counties in Michigan's northern Lower and Upper Peninsulas. Also, it is closely tied to a narrow and distinctive habitat of young jack pine barrens where it conceals its nest in the lush understory. It has been on the endangered species list since 1967. You can view a profile of this species on our site .

In the 1950's and 1960's, Kirtland's warbler numbers dropped precipitously, but in recent years habitat management has led to a promising increase in the number of singing males. Management efforts have focused on habitat improvements and control of the local brown-headed cowbird population. Cowbirds are brood parasites, which means they lay their eggs in other species' nests and shift the burden of parental care onto the host species. This strategy, while good for cowbirds, has had a devastating effect on the breeding success of other species.

Prescribed fire burns have been used to regenerate forests of young jack pines, which require fire to open their cones and spread their seeds. This, in combination with brown-headed cowbird control projects (led by the United States Forest Service and the United States Fish and Wildlife Service in cooperation with the Michigan Department of Natural Resources and the Michigan Audubon Society), have resulted in an increase of the number of singing males from just a few hundred in the late 1980s to a total of 1,341 males, according to the 2004 annual breeding census. The Kirtland's warbler will remain on the endangered species list until at least 1,000 nesting pairs are documented.

In spring, Kirtland's warblers migrate from the Bahamas to northern Michigan. Fortunately, a specially appointed Kirtland's Warbler Recovery Team has a collaborative working relationship with Baha...

Author: Bird Watcher's Digest

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