Market surveys in Mataram, Lombok, illustrate the expanse of legal and illegal Indonesian bird trade networks

@article{Leupen2022MarketSI,
  title={Market surveys in Mataram, Lombok, illustrate the expanse of legal and illegal Indonesian bird trade networks},
  author={Boyd T. C. Leupen and Loretta Ann Shepherd and Chris R. Shepherd and Evros Damianou and Vincent Nijman},
  journal={Indonesian Journal of Applied Environmental Studies},
  year={2022}
}
Bird keeping is deeply rooted in Indonesian culture and markets selling large numbers of birds are found across the country. We examined bird markets in Mataram on the island of Lombok. Across five market visits, 10,326 birds of 108 species were observed, with 18 of these species being nationally protected and 10 having been assessed as globally threatened by the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Observed protected species, as well as non-protected species with no or exceeded harvest quotas…