Endangered Birdwatching Travel Services Pasadena TX

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Donald Cooper
(713) 649-6333
8031 Gulf Freeway
Houston, TX
Agency
NCS Travel Connections
Membership Associations
American Society of Travel Agents
Destinations
Canada, Caribbean, Central America, Europe-Northern, Europe-Western, Latin America & Mexico, Pacific Islands-Tahiti, Fiji, Bali, etc., South America, U.S. - Alaska, U.S. - Hawaii, U.S. - Midwest, U.S. - Northeast, U.S. - Southeast, U.S. - West
Specialities
Adventure Travel, Amusement / Theme Parks, Art & Culture / Music, Barge / Canal / RiverCruises, Business Travel, Cruising / Cruise Lines, Destination Weddings, Disabled / Accessible, Eco-Tourism, Educational, Family Fun, Family Travel, Fishing / Hunting, Gay & Lesbian, Golf & Tennis, Great Outdoors, Historical, Honeymoon, Luxury Travel, Minority-African American, Minority-Hispanic, Motorcoach / Bus, Meeting Planning / Events, Music & Performing Arts, National Parks, Rail, Religious, Reunions, Sc
Website
www.ncstravelconnections.com

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Mohsen El Guizawi
(888) 590-4087
Po Box 580247
Houston, TX
Agency
Transorient Enterprises Inc
Membership Associations
American Society of Travel Agents
Website
www.transorienttravel.com

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Spacecitytravel.Com
(281) 412-9980
Pearland, TX
 
Bryan Leibman
(800) 866-1623
One Greenway Plaza Ste 800
Houston, TX
Agency
Frosch International Travel
Membership Associations
American Society of Travel Agents
Website
www.travelsense.org

Data Provided By:
Barbara Gallay
(800) 866-1623
One Greenway Plaza Ste 800
Houston, TX
Agency
Frosch International Travel
Membership Associations
American Society of Travel Agents
Specialities
Luxury Travel, Corporate / Government, Incentive Travel
Website
www.lindentravel.com

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Michael Weingart
(713) 621-1000
5444 Westheimer Rd Ste 125
Houston, TX
Agency
Travel Leaders
Membership Associations
American Society of Travel Agents
Destinations
Africa, Caribbean, Pacific Islands-Tahiti, Fiji, Bali, etc., U.S. - Hawaii
Specialities
Cruising / Cruise Lines, Family Travel, Incentive Travel, Luxury Travel
Website
www.travelleaders.com/houstontx

Data Provided By:
Charlotte Weller
281-480-1988x3109
1085 Hercules Ave
Houston, TX
Agency
Travel Leaders/Future Travel
Membership Associations
American Society of Travel Agents
Website
www.futuretr.com

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Majestic Ventures Inc
(281) 538-0469
League City, TX
 
Ralph Cooper
(800) 866-1623
One Greenway Plaza Ste 800
Houston, TX
Agency
Frosch International Travel
Membership Associations
American Society of Travel Agents
Website
www.frosch.com

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Larry Levy
(800) 866-1623
One Greenway Plaza Ste 800
Houston, TX
Agency
Frosch International Travel
Membership Associations
American Society of Travel Agents
Website
www.frosch.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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