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Survey: Sandpiper on brink of extinction

By MICHAEL CASEY AP Environmental Writer
© 2007 The Associated Press

BANGKOK, Thailand — One of the rarest birds in the world is on the brink of extinction, conservationists warned Friday, after a survey found that the population of spoon-billed sandpiper dropped dramatically at a key breeding site in Russia.

http://www.chron.com/disp/story.mpl/ap/world/5207538.html


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Jay Keller,
Arlington, VA USA