Endangered Birdwatching Travel Services Charlotte NC

Local resource for endangered birdwatching travel services in Charlotte, NC. Includes detailed information on local businesses that provide access to endangered birdwatching travel services, aviary travel services, holiday travel services, and vacation travel agents, as well as advice and content on birdwatching, endangered birds, and bird identification.

Dathan D'Agostino
(518) 507-5433
Pobox 32691
Charlotte, NC
Agency
Life & Style International
Membership Associations
American Society of Travel Agents
Destinations
Africa, Asia-China, Japan, Korea Mongolia, Australia / New Zealand, Caribbean, Central America, Europe-Western, Latin America & Mexico, South America, U.S. - Hawaii, U.S. - Southeast, U.S. - West
Specialities
Boating / Yacht / Sailing, Castles / Villas, Cruising / Cruise Lines, Destination Weddings, Family Fun, Gay & Lesbian, Historical, Luxury Travel, Other, Religious, Safari, Senior / Mature Adult, Singles, Student / Youth
Website
www.lifeandstyle.com

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L. Neil Burkhead
(704) 372-5201
1501 E 3Rd St
Charlotte, NC
Agency
International Travel Center
Membership Associations
American Society of Travel Agents
Website
www.travelsense.org

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Corporate Travel Management
(704) 943-2990
Charlotte, NC
 
Scott Silverstein
(704) 556-8311
4400 Park Rd
Charlotte, NC
Agency
Mann Travels/American Express
Membership Associations
American Society of Travel Agents
Website
www.manntravels.com

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Mann Travel & Cruises
(704) 556-8311
Charlotte, NC
 
Sandra Privatte-Robinson
704-752-9544 Ext.14
7868 Rea Rd
Charlotte, NC
Agency
Carolina Travel Professionals,Inc./Travel Leaders
Membership Associations
American Society of Travel Agents
Destinations
Africa, Asia-China, Japan, Korea Mongolia, Australia / New Zealand, Caribbean, Europe-Eastern, Europe-Northern, Europe-Western, Latin America & Mexico, Pacific Islands-Tahiti, Fiji, Bali, etc., U.S. - Alaska, U.S. - Hawaii
Specialities
Adventure Travel, Barge / Canal / RiverCruises, Castles / Villas, Cruising / Cruise Lines, Destination Weddings, Disabled / Accessible, Family Fun, Family Travel, Golf & Tennis, Honeymoon, Incentive Travel, Luxury Travel, Safari, Scuba Diving
Website
www.travelleaders.com/charlottenc

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CTM Vacations
(704) 943-2928
Charlotte, NC
 
Nancy Cutter
(704) 372-4231
119 Brevard Ct
Charlotte, NC
Agency
Court Travel, Ltd.
Membership Associations
American Society of Travel Agents
Destinations
Africa, Antarctica/Arctic Region, Asia-China, Japan, Korea Mongolia, Asia-Southeast Asia, Australia / New Zealand, Caribbean, Europe-Northern, Europe-Western, Pacific Islands-Tahiti, Fiji, Bali, etc., South America
Specialities
Adventure Travel, Archeology, Art & Culture / Music, Barge / Canal / RiverCruises, Bicycle, Castles / Villas, Golf & Tennis, Great Outdoors, Historical, Rail, Ski / WinterSports, Spa / Fitness, Sports / Exercise, Women's Travel
Website
www.courttravel.com

Data Provided By:
Carol Hoffman
(704) 556-8311
4400 Park Rd
Charlotte, NC
Agency
Mann Travels/American Express
Membership Associations
American Society of Travel Agents
Website
www.manntravels.com

Data Provided By:
Gary Silverstein
(704) 556-8311
4400 Park Rd
Charlotte, NC
Agency
Mann Travels/American Express
Membership Associations
American Society of Travel Agents
Website
www.manntravels.com

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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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