Endangered Birdwatching Travel Services Shreveport LA

Local resource for endangered birdwatching travel services in Shreveport, LA. 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.

Scuba Ventures
(318) 222-3483
Shreveport, LA
 
Rebecca Craft
(318) 219-3630
4640 Fairfield Ave
Shreveport, LA
Agency
Travel Crafter
Membership Associations
American Society of Travel Agents
Destinations
Asia-Central Asia, Asia-China, Japan, Korea Mongolia, Asia-Southeast Asia, France, South America, Italy, Spain
Specialities
Singles, Customized Travel, Speciality
Website
www.travelcrafter.com

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A1 Charter Trolley & Limousine
(318) 621-0700
2026 Desoto
Shreveport, LA
 
Karen Cain
(225) 654-9210
5145 Main St Ste E
Zachary, LA
Agency
Zachary Travel Center
Membership Associations
American Society of Travel Agents
Destinations
U.S. - Northeast, Antarctica/Arctic Region, Latin America & Mexico, U.S. - Midwest, U.S. - Alaska
Specialities
Cruising / Cruise Lines, Tours, Motorcoach / Bus
Website
www.zacharytravel.com

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Rob Newcomer
(318) 323-3465
1908 Glenmar St
Monroe, LA
Agency
Monroe Travel Service, Inc.
Membership Associations
American Society of Travel Agents
Destinations
Asia-Central Asia, Australia / New Zealand, Europe-Western, Latin America & Mexico, Pacific Islands-Tahiti, Fiji, Bali, etc., South America, U.S. - Hawaii, U.S. - Northeast, U.S. - Southeast, U.S. - West
Specialities
Barge / Canal / RiverCruises, Cruising / Cruise Lines, Disney, Family Travel, Golf & Tennis, Honeymoon, Luxury Travel, Rail, Spa / Fitness
Website
www.monroetravel.com

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Holladay Tours
(318) 861-1445
Shreveport, LA
 
Boersma Travel Service
(318) 741-3521
Barksdale Afb, LA
 
Arlene White
(337) 893-0013
1004 Jacqulyn St
Abbeville, LA
Agency
Utila Tours, Inc
Membership Associations
American Society of Travel Agents
Destinations
Central America, Latin America & Mexico, U.S. - Southeast
Specialities
Cruising / Cruise Lines, Meeting Planning / Events, Scuba Diving, Disney
Website
www.utila.com

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James Halphen
(337) 477-0835
3310 Creole St
Lake Charles, LA
Agency
GlobeTrek Travel
Membership Associations
American Society of Travel Agents
Destinations
Africa, Australia / New Zealand, Canada, Caribbean, Europe-Eastern, Europe-Western, Latin America & Mexico, Pacific Islands-Tahiti, Fiji, Bali, etc., South America, U.S. - Alaska, U.S. - Hawaii
Specialities
Adventure Travel, Amusement / Theme Parks, Barge / Canal / RiverCruises, Business Travel, Corporate / Government, Cruising / Cruise Lines, Destination Weddings, Family Fun, Honeymoon, Incentive Travel, Lifestyle / Family / Specialty, Religious, Senior / Mature Adult, Singles
Website
www.globetrektravel.com

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Rochelle Snyder
(504) 367-3632
3220 General Degaulle Drive
New Orleans, LA
Agency
World Tours & Travel, Inc.
Membership Associations
American Society of Travel Agents
Destinations
Africa, Caribbean, U.S. - Alaska, U.S. - Hawaii, U.S. - Midwest, U.S. - Northeast, U.S. - Southeast, U.S. - West
Specialities
Cruising / Cruise Lines, Family Travel, Gay & Lesbian, Honeymoon, Minority-African American, Ski / WinterSports
Website
www.worldtoursandtravel.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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