Animals: Black-Faced Spoonbills
These sites are about black-faced spoonbills, a species of wetland birds living along eastern Asia’s coastline. Learn about their physical characteristics, behavior, present status, distribution, and migration patterns. Find out the threats they face and the steps that have been taken to conserve them. There is a link to an eThemes Resource on endangered species.
Arkive: Black-Faced Spoonbill
This site provides factual information, videos, and photos of the black-faced spoonbill. A fact sheet may be printed.
Read about the proposed Binnan Industrial Project in Tainan, and how it would have impacted the spoonbill population.
Rare Bird: Black-faced Spoonbill
This page contains facts about the black-faced spoonbill, its rarity, and a picture.
Black-faced Spoonbill Recovery Falters
Here is an article about declines in the black-faced spoonbill population.
The Plight of the Spoonbill: When Industry and Ecology Collide
This article is about the dilemma of conserving Chiku Lagoon where spoonbills live. NOTE: This site contains ads.
Birding in Taiwan: Black-faced Spoonbill
Here is an easy-to-read article about the black-faced spoonbill with several photographs.
ARKive: Black-faced Spoonbill
This site has pictures of black-faced spoonbills.
National Wildlife Federation: Case of the Disappearing Spoonbills
This is a magazine article about some of the threats to black-faced spoonbills' survival. Includes photographs.
7th Annual Spoonbill Migration
Read about University of California, Berkeley, Professor Randolph Hester's efforts to save the black-faced spoonbill.
eThemes Resource: Animals: Endangered Species
These sites have descriptions of endangered species and include explanations for why certain animals are in peril. There are graphic organizers and Venn diagrams. Includes links to many eThemes Resources on habitats and specific endangered animals, such as lemurs, cheetahs, chimpanzees, tigers, and more.
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