Deforestation and Bird Extinction

Deforestation, either to meet global demand for timber, or so land can be converted for agricultural use, is one of the biggest threats to bird biodiversity across the world. Over 60% of all bird species worldwide require forest habitats, and BirdLife estimates that figure includes some 76% of globally-threatened bird species.

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http://www.birdlife.org/worldwide/news/7-stunning-forest-birds-we-could-soon-lose-forever