“Puffins and turtle doves at risk of being wiped out, say experts”

Two puffin, one with a bill full of fish

http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2015/oct/29/puffin-turtle-dove-extinction-uk-endangered-species?CMP=EMCENVEML1631

Puffin and turtle dove numbers across the globe have plummeted so rapidly the birds now face the same extinction threat as the African elephant and lion, say conservationists.

Atlantic puffins and European turtle doves have been added for the first time to the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) red list of species at risk of being wiped out.

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My name is Isabelle Whitehead. I was a member of the Bolton School group on the Operation Wallacea 2015 expedition to Peru.

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