Endangered Birdwatching Travel Services Thousand Oaks CA

Local resource for endangered birdwatching travel services in Thousand Oaks, 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.

Sandra Flemming
(818) 999-5250
20812 Ventura Blvd Ste 104
Woodland Hills, CA
Agency
World O' Travel, Inc.
Membership Associations
American Society of Travel Agents
Destinations
Africa, Antarctica/Arctic Region, Asia-China, Japan, Korea Mongolia, Australia / New Zealand, Europe-Eastern, Pacific Islands-Tahiti, Fiji, Bali, etc., U.S. - Alaska, U.S. - Hawaii
Specialities
Barge / Canal / RiverCruises, Cruising / Cruise Lines, Eco-Tourism, Family Travel, Historical, Luxury Travel, Nature, Safari
Website
www.worldotravel.com

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Jane Lee Winter
(805) 495-9888
195 E Hillcrest Dr Ste 112
Thousand Oaks, CA
Agency
Town & Country Travel
Membership Associations
American Society of Travel Agents
Destinations
Africa, Asia-Southeast Asia, Australia / New Zealand, Caribbean, Europe-Northern, Europe-Western, Latin America & Mexico, Pacific Islands-Tahiti, Fiji, Bali, etc., South America
Specialities
Adventure Travel, Art & Culture / Music, Cruising / Cruise Lines, Golf & Tennis, Lifestyle / Family / Specialty, Reunions, Safari, Women's Travel
Website
www.countrytravel.com

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Michael's Travel Centre Inc - Agoura
(818) 889-2246
Agoura Hills, CA
 
Mary Kramer
(805) 987-5087
1601 Carmen Dr Ste 201
Camarillo, CA
Agency
Thunderbird Travel
Membership Associations
American Society of Travel Agents
Website
www.tbirdtravel.com

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Judy Vandyke
(805) 484-2863
2310 Ponderosa Dr
Camarillo, CA
Agency
Camarillo Travel
Membership Associations
American Society of Travel Agents
Website
www.camarillotravel.com

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Chris Van Beveren
(818) 998-3122
10921 Oso Ave
Chatsworth, CA
Agency
Beck Travel
Membership Associations
American Society of Travel Agents
Destinations
Canada, Europe-Western, Latin America & Mexico, Pacific Islands-Tahiti, Fiji, Bali, etc., U.S. - Hawaii
Specialities
Adventure Travel, All Inclusive, Barge / Canal / RiverCruises, Cruising / Cruise Lines, Eco-Tourism, Group Vacation, Honeymoon, Leisure Travel
Website
http://becktravel.com/

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Michael's Travel Centre Inc - Westlake Village
(818) 707-0091
Westlake Village, CA
 
Michel Panzardi
(805) 987-5087
1601 Carmen Drive
Camarillo, CA
Agency
World Travel/Thunderbird Travel
Membership Associations
American Society of Travel Agents
Website
www.wtbinc.com

Data Provided By:
Tracey Sharu
(805) 987-5087
1601 Carmen Dr Ste 201
Camarillo, CA
Agency
Thunderbird Travel
Membership Associations
American Society of Travel Agents
Website
www.tbirdtravel.com

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Michael Wagner
(805) 987-5087
1601 Carmen Dr Ste 201
Camarillo, CA
Agency
Thunderbird Travel
Membership Associations
American Society of Travel Agents
Website
www.tbirdtravel.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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