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This video says about itself:

The Masked Finfoot is classified as Endangered owing to the drastic decline throughout its range due to numerous anthropogenic factors. The global population is probably as low as 1,000 individuals, yet very little is known about its breeding biology, population trend and potential threats in important sites like the Sundarbans of Bangladesh.

Therefore, a study was carried out between July and August 2011 in the Sundarbans, which opens a new window to the unknown world of this secretive species.

From BirdLife:

Threat to last stronghold of Asian Finfoot

By Martin Fowlie, Thu, 17/10/2013 – 11:04

The Sundarbans of Bangladesh holds one of the last populations of the Endangered Masked Finfoot Heliopais personatus and is considered as a safe stronghold of this highly threatened species. Conservationists are now concerned about the future of this bird in the Sundarbans, where a coal-based power plant…

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