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  1. Construction noise raises fears for endangered black-faced spoonbill

    Posted Feb 09th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Cheung Chi-fai It is a tranquil scene: recently arrived black-faced spoonbills sift for food in a muddy fish pond near Palm Springs in Yuen Long. Calm and serene, that is, until the engines of bulldozers start up in the morning on an adjacent construction ...

  2. Spoonbill that swallowed hook returns with migrating flock

    Posted Dec 06th 2008, 12:00am by Vivienne Chow

    ... Cheung Chi-fai and Vivienne Chow More than 300 endangered black-faced spoonbills have arrived at the Mai Po nature reserve for winter, including one released back into the wild after recovering from swallowing a fishing hook earlier this year. The spoonbi ...

  3. Wounded spoonbill loses wing

    Posted Mar 06th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Cheung Chi-fai A black-faced spoonbill found injured by fish hooks in January has had a wing amputated after the wound became infected, the Bird Watching Society said yesterday. The bird, which is a globally endangered species, was found near Shenzhen Riv ...

  4. Talking points

    Posted Mar 07th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Our editors will be looking ahead today to these developing stories ... UN pushes for easier access to aid Syrians UN humanitarian chief Valerie Amos (left) is expected to arrive in Damascus for a two-day visit after the Syrian authorities repeatedly igno ...

  5. What's On

    Posted Nov 24th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... STRICTLY FOR THE BIRDS To vote for your favourite Hong Kong bird, simply click on bird.csis.hku.hk/vote or obtain a ballot form and information from post offices or country-park visitor centres. This is the first wildlife election in Hong Kong and it aims ...



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