Endangered Birdwatching Travel Services Stockton CA

Local resource for endangered birdwatching travel services in Stockton, CA. 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.

Sheila Ward-Shaw
(209) 982-9619
1917 Watercourse St
Stockton, CA
Agency
Sheila's Creations Travel
Membership Associations
American Society of Travel Agents
Destinations
Asia-Central Asia, Middle East, Caribbean, Europe-Eastern, Europe-Northern, U.S. - Alaska, U.S. - Hawaii, U.S. - Northeast, U.S. - Southeast, U.S. - West
Specialities
Amusement / Theme Parks, Barge / Canal / RiverCruises, Cruising / Cruise Lines, Family Fun, Family Travel, Government Travel, Luxury Travel
Website
www.sheilascreationstravel.com

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Bonnie Summers
(209) 478-6836
Pmb 293
Stockton, CA
Agency
Stockton Travel Service, Inc.
Membership Associations
American Society of Travel Agents
Website
www.travelsense.org

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Charlotte Cheek
(209) 239-2051
1660 W Yosemite Ave
Manteca, CA
Agency
Travel By Charlie
Membership Associations
American Society of Travel Agents
Website
www.travelbycharlie.com

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Susan Toscano
(408) 984-7000
4619 Windchime Way
Santa Clara, CA
Agency
Casto
Membership Associations
American Society of Travel Agents
Website
www.casto.com

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Marilyn Clark
(714) 969-2037
19542 Pompano Ln
Huntington Beach, CA
Agency
Lighthouse Travel
Membership Associations
American Society of Travel Agents
Destinations
Caribbean, Europe-Western, Pacific Islands-Tahiti, Fiji, Bali, etc., U.S. - Hawaii
Specialities
Barge / Canal / RiverCruises, Boating / Yacht / Sailing, Cruising / Cruise Lines, Destination Weddings, Honeymoon, Luxury Travel, Reunions, Spa / Fitness
Website
http://www.lighthousetravel.net

Data Provided By:
Ernest Segale
(209) 952-6606
2321 W March Ln Ste A
Stockton, CA
Agency
Segale Travel Service
Membership Associations
American Society of Travel Agents
Website
www.segaletravel.com

Data Provided By:
Shirley Boyd
(408) 984-7000
1982 Abby Pl
Manteca, CA
Agency
Casto
Membership Associations
American Society of Travel Agents
Website
www.casto.com

Data Provided By:
Kellie Ann Atkins
(408) 984-7000
1187 Williamson Road
Manteca, CA
Agency
Casto
Membership Associations
American Society of Travel Agents
Website
www.casto.com

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Pat Ford
(818) 553-3208
2349 Honolulu Ave
Montrose, CA
Agency
Montrose Travel
Membership Associations
American Society of Travel Agents
Destinations
Canada, Caribbean, U.S. - Alaska, U.S. - Hawaii, U.S. - Midwest, U.S. - Northeast, U.S. - Southeast, U.S. - West
Specialities
Amusement / Theme Parks, Barge / Canal / RiverCruises, Cruising / Cruise Lines, Family Fun, Family Travel, Lifestyle / Family / Specialty, Minority-African American, Rail, Women's Travel
Website
www.montrosetravel.com

Data Provided By:
Chris Weike
(310) 324-5500
833 W Torrance Blvd Ste 111
Torrance, CA
Agency
Nonstop Travel
Membership Associations
American Society of Travel Agents
Destinations
Asia-Southeast Asia, Canada, Central America, Europe-Eastern, Europe-Northern, Europe-Western, Latin America & Mexico, South America, U.S. - Hawaii, U.S. - West
Specialities
Adventure Travel, Barge / Canal / RiverCruises, Bicycle, Cruising / Cruise Lines, Educational, Family Travel, Gay & Lesbian, Historical, Lifestyle / Family / Specialty, Luxury Travel, Motorcoach / Bus, Music & Performing Arts, Spa / Fitness
Website
www.nonstoptravel.net

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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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