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Nearly 100 bird species face increased risk of extinction in the Amazon | guardian.co.uk

Deforestation causing loss of habitat across the region, as vulture numbers decline in Africa and long-tailed ducks disappear from Europe

Fiona Harvey, environment correspondent

Birds in the Amazon are under increasing threat from deforestation, while large populations of duck have disappeared from northern Europe, and vultures are under intensifying attack in Africa, according to the latest survey of the world’s birds.

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