Tanzania’s Lake Natron, renowned as the best place in the world to see Lesser Flamingoes, is threatened by a potential soda ash plant.  Three-quarters of the world’s population of Lesser Flamingoes nest at Lake Natron and they would almost certainly have their nesting disturbed, if they are not entirely displaced, by such a development.

Hat-tip to Alan for the link.

Written by Corey
Corey is a New Yorker who lived most of his life in upstate New York but has lived in Queens since 2008. He's only been birding since 2005 but has garnered a respectable life list by birding whenever he wasn't working as a union representative or spending time with his family. He lives in Forest Hills with Daisy and Desmond Shearwater. His bird photographs have appeared on the Today Show, in Birding, Living Bird Magazine, Bird Watcher's Digest, and many other fine publications. He is also the author of the American Birding Association Field Guide to the Birds of New York.