Friday, April 18, 2014
Endangered Species Photo: Japanese Night Heron
This red-colored bird was spotted on a road in the north of Okinawa.
First guess: It might be a Cinnamon Bittern.
But, after looking at several sites, a decision was made to get some help with the ID.
Hat's off, to the experts at the Bird Forum.
They helped convince me, we've got a Gorsachius goisagi, here.
While, checking several websites with photos for identification, another discovery was made.
The bird is on the IUCN Redlist, as an Endangered Species.
One of these days, I need to make a photo gallery of those, I have collected.
From my observations, there is a common denominator, at work here.
The biggest threat to wildlife, around the globe, seems to be humans.
The percentage who care about nature, is overwhelmed by those who don't give a hoot.
Management, zoology, conservation and whatever else, just ain't working.
Why don't the people who don't care about this planet, just leave.
Hop on a space shuttle and go screw up some other planet.
The wild animals and, a bunch of other folks, would be a lot better off.
Dontcha think ?