Endangered Birdwatching Travel Services Lawrence KS

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Magic Carpet Traveler
(785) 856-0240
Lawrence, KS
 
Scuba Shack
(785) 331-3483
Lawrence, KS
 
SDM Transportation
(785) 979-2428
239 Illinois
Lawrence, KS
 
Jo Wooderson
(620) 662-3377
Suite E
Hutchinson, KS
Agency
Around The World Travel
Membership Associations
American Society of Travel Agents
Destinations
Australia / New Zealand, Canada, Caribbean, Europe-Northern, Europe-Western, Latin America & Mexico, U.S. - Alaska, U.S. - Hawaii, U.S. - Midwest, U.S. - Northeast, U.S. - Southeast, U.S. - West
Specialities
Business Travel, Cruising / Cruise Lines, Family Fun, Family Travel, Golf & Tennis, Honeymoon, Incentive Travel, Motorcoach / Bus, Meeting Planning / Events, Rail, Religious, Reunions, Scuba Diving, Senior / Mature Adult, Spa / Fitness, Women's Travel
Website
www.atwthutch.com

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Cynthia Riggins
(913) 384-9999
5331 Johnson Dr
Mission, KS
Agency
All About Travel, Inc.
Membership Associations
American Society of Travel Agents
Destinations
Caribbean, Central America, Latin America & Mexico, U.S. - Hawaii, U.S. - Northeast, U.S. - West
Specialities
Amusement / Theme Parks, Boating / Yacht / Sailing, Honeymoon, Lifestyle / Family / Specialty, Luxury Travel
Website
www.myplatinumvacations.com

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Magic Carpet Travel
(785) 856-0240
Lawrence, KS
 
Massage Therapy
(785) 749-0528
Lawrence, KS
 
Kansas Originals Market
(785) 379-0200
8000 Se I 70
Tecumseh, KS

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Barbara Hansen
(316) 634-1700
Bldg G, Suite 200
Wichita, KS
Agency
Sunflower Travel Corporation
Membership Associations
American Society of Travel Agents
Destinations
Australia / New Zealand, U.S. - Hawaii
Specialities
Art & Culture / Music, Educational, Family Travel, Lifestyle / Family / Specialty, Nature
Website
www.sunflowertravel.com

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Kathryn Sudeikis
(913) 671-7700
5331 Johnson Dr
Mission, KS
Agency
All About Travel, Inc.
Membership Associations
American Society of Travel Agents
Destinations
Africa, Australia / New Zealand, Caribbean, Central America, Europe-Western, U.S. - Hawaii, U.S. - Southeast, U.S. - West
Specialities
Amusement / Theme Parks, Castles / Villas, Cruising / Cruise Lines, Family Fun, Family Travel, Luxury Travel, Reunions
Website
www.AllAboutTravelUSA.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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