Critically endangered songbird finds stronghold in Singapore: Study

The straw-headed bulbul has been identified for species recovery efforts.
The straw-headed bulbul has been identified for species recovery efforts. PHOTO: COURTESY OF LEE TIAH KHEE

SINGAPORE - A songbird poached to the brink of extinction has found a stronghold in Singapore, with likely more than half of its global wild population making its home here, a new study has found.

Conservation experts said the encouraging finding shows that the conservation efforts in Singapore are paying off.

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