There are about 458 bird species in Taiwan. We have observed 155 species in our neighboring Ker-Yar estuary. We would estimte the total number of species in this area to be 180 including those unobserved. The more we discover about birds, the more we realize how intimately and closely our lives are entwined with those of birds. When the habitats of birds are destroyed and birds become extinct, we human beings are losing the land….