Bali Starling on the brink of extinction (TNBB-BirdLife, 1990)

The text below was published in 'Bali Barat National Park & Birdlife International, AZA&JWPT', a leaflet by the West Bali National Park (Taman Nasional Bali Barat, TNBB) and Birdlife International Indonesia Programme, probably in 1990. It outlines the dire predicament of the Bali Starling and plans for recovery up to 1990. The Indonesian version follows below.

Bali Starling Captive Breeding (Balen, 1990)

In October 1990, Bas van Balen and Harwono Gepak published a report 'Captive Breeding and Restocking into the Wild of the Bali Starling Leucopsar rothschildi' (available in pdf). Bali Starling numbers in the Bali Barat National Park, the only area where the species was known to occur, decreased sharply during the previous two decades due to habitat destruction and poaching.

Bali starling breeding & conservation (Balen, 1994)

B. van Balen (ICBP Indonesia Programme, Indonesia) & V.H. Gepak Kebun Binatang Surabaya, Indonesia (1994) - The captive breeding and conservation programme of the Bali starling (Leucopsar rothschildi). Creative Conservation: Interactive management of wild and captive animals. Edited by P.J.S. G.M. Mace and Feistner. Published in 1994 by Chapman & Hall, London. ISBN 0 412 49570 8, Captive stock world-wide.

Bali starling TNBB (Balen, 2000)

S. (Bas) van Balen, I Wayan A. Dirgayusa, I Made W. Adi Putra and Herbert H. T. Prins - Status and distribution of the endemic Bali starling Leucopsar rothschildi, in: "Oryx Vol 34 No 3 July 2000", Revised manuscript accepted for publication 7 March 2000, p.188-197

Bali starling TNBB (Balen, 1999)

Bas van Balen in 1999 published his PhD thesis at Wageningen University (NL) called 'Birds on fragmented islands: persistence in the forests of Java and Bali' also published as 'Tropical Resource Management Papers No 30' (see sources below). Below article presents the abstract and relevant details on the Bali starling in the West Bali National Park - TNBB, including tables and graphics.

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