Risks to Birds Traded for African Traditional Medicine: A Quantitative Assessment

Abstract

Few regional or continent-wide assessments of bird use for traditional medicine have been attempted anywhere in the world. Africa has the highest known diversity of bird species used for this purpose. This study assesses the vulnerability of 354 bird species used for traditional medicine in 25 African countries, from 205 genera, 70 families, and 25 orders… (More)
DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0105397

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