Mauritius Fody

Mauritius Fody

Mauritius Fody (Foudia rubra) The Mauritius fody is found only on the island of Mauritius. The male Mauritius fody boasts a brilliant red head, neck and breast, while females have drabber olive-brown plumage. Adults are approximately 14 centimetres long. This solitary...
Rusty-Patched Bumble Bee

Rusty-Patched Bumble Bee

Rusty-patched bumble bee (Bombus affinis) (photo credit Christy Stewart) Species Status: Endangered in Canada; Critically Endangered globally (IUCN assessment) Action Required: Conservation breeding and reintroduction One of the most common species of bumble bee in...