Spotted Greenshank

Status: ENDANGERED Population Size: 600-1,300 ↓DECREASING↓ Brief Description In the Eastern Hemisphere, there flies a type of bird endangered by expansion and human infrastructure. The Spotted Greenshank or Nordmann’s Greenshank (Tringa guttifer) is a small bird currently endangered due to the expansion of the oil industry and reclamation in Russia and Asia. Typically, the Spotted… Read More Spotted Greenshank

Marine Iguana

Status: VULNERABLE Population: No official count but estimated between 200,000-300,000; studies on the islands suggest between 20,300 and 42,300 known individuals Brief Description Far off in the Galápagos exists a lizard capable of swimming within the cold currents. The famed marine iguana, Amblyrhynchus cristatus, relies on its unique adaptations to swim and prey on green… Read More Marine Iguana