Bali starling release TNBB (Antaranews, 2011)

The article below describes efforts by West Bali National Park (TNBB) to increase the wild population of the Bali starling, and facilitate ex-situ breeding. Noteworthy details: currently there are 37 starlings in the wild and some additional 147 birds in breeding facilities at TNBB. The article was published Thursday 2 June 2011 online on Antara News (see source below). Translation of the original Indonesian text by Godi Dijkman follows below.

Bali Starling: genetic diversity (Watiniasih, 2011)

The article below, called 'Genetic Diversity of an Indigenous Balinese Bird (Leucopsar rothschildi) from Bali and Overseas Breeding Sites', was published in 2013 by Ni Luh Watiniasih This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., I Ketut Junitha, Sudaryanto, all from the Department of Biology, FMIPA Udayana University & I Wayan Wandia (Faculty of Veterinary Sciences at Udayana University) as a proceeding in The International Conference on Biological Sciences at Gajah Mada University, Yogyakarta, 23th-24th September 2011.

Tighter Rules for Starling Trade (Jakarta Globe, 2013)

Tighter Rules for Starling Trade

(Jakarta Globe, 10 December 2013) Solo. Conservation officials in Solo, Central Java, have imposed new rules for the trade in the critically endangered Bali starling, in a bid to stamp out the illegal practice of passing off wild-caught birds as captive-bred ones.

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