Friday, July 29, 2016

Bahama Parrot Population Grows

Photo by Tim Higgs

The Bahama Parrot population, once endangered, is now showing continued growth on the two islands where they still live due to national park protection and predator control programs coordinated by the Bahamas National Trust (BNT).

According to the latest research by Dr. Frank Rivera-Milán of the US Fish and Wildlife Service, the parrot population on Abaco continues to increase, with numbers reaching almost 8,000. Read more >>