Ornithological Society of Polynesia

The Ornithological Society of Polynesia (French: Société d'Ornithologie de Polynésie), also known as Manu, a Polynesian word for “bird”, is an environmental non-governmental organization dedicated to the conservation of birds and their habitats in Polynesia. It was founded in July 1990 by bird enthusiasts in French Polynesia, for which it is the BirdLife International partner organisation. Its emblem is the Red-tailed Tropicbird.

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The Society publishes the quarterly French language bulletin Te Manu, which is sent to all members.[1] It is involved in surveys and conservation programs regarding the critically endangered Polynesian Ground Dove, Marquesan Imperial Pigeon, Tuamotu Kingfisher, Tahiti Monarch, Fatuhiva Monarch; the endangered Phoenix Petrel, Tuamotu Sandpiper, Marquesan Ground Dove, Polynesian Imperial Pigeon, Rimatara Lorikeet, Ultramarine Lorikeet, Marquesan Kingfisher, Marquesan Monarch, as well as the Blue Lorikeet and Tahiti Petrel.[2]

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  1. ^ The quarterly bulletin “Te Manu”
  2. ^ Our conservation and recovery programs

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