Asia
The White-rumped Vulture (Critically Endangered) is now on the increase in Nepal © Wade Tregaskis / Flickr
15 Apr 2021

Celebrating 10 years of saving Asia’s vultures from extinction

For the past decade, BirdLife is immensely proud to have been part of SAVE: a continent-wide collaboration to bring Asia’s vultures back from the brink. Join us in celebrating SAVE’s ground-breaking achievements over this time.
 Bohemian Waxwing © HIH Princess Takamado
01 Apr 2021

A Lesson from the Waxwing

Every year waxwings migrate to Japan, where they spend the winter gorging themselves on mistletoe berries. Find out how the win-win relationship between bird and plant means they can always rely on a full crop of berries when they return the following year.
Staff have been been monitoring water quality at Tonle Sap Great Lake © NatureLife Cambodia
31 Mar 2021

BirdLife welcomes new Partner: NatureLife Cambodia

Despite being one of the most biodiverse countries in Asia, Cambodia had no national NGOs working directly on conservation as recently as 15 years ago. BirdLife set out to change that, and in 2004 established a country programme. Fast forward to 2021 and NatureLife Cambodia is the newest Partner in the BirdLife flock.
The Indian Skimmer uses its enlarged lower beak to pick up aquatic prey from the water surface © Sriram Bird Photographer / Shutterstock
11 Mar 2021

Red List update: a glimmer of hope for the Indian Skimmer

Once found across South Asia, the Indian Skimmer is now restricted to a few key sites across India and Bangladesh – hence its recent classification as Endangered. Now, new evidence that the bird travels across borders indicates we’re only skimming the surface of what needs to be done…
Eurasian Tree Sparrows on a tree branch © HIH Princess Takamado
05 Feb 2021

Chubby Sparrows in Winter

Common and familiar with muted plumage, it's easy to take the Eurasian Tree Sparrow for granted. But a cautionary tale from history shows just how vital this bird is, and how you often don't appreciate what you've got until it's gone. From "Through the Lens”, Fujingaho Magazine, February, 2021.
© Pavel Tomkovich

Will you help us secure a future for the next generation of Spoon-billed Sandpipers?

The Sarus Crane can reach six feet tall © Jonathan Eames
05 Jan 2021

Second chance for Cambodia’s big birds

For a suspenseful three years, Lomphat Wildlife Sanctuary seemed doomed. But now, changed policies, changed hearts and a new organic rice scheme promises hope for the forest landscape’s villagers, businesses and giant birds.
Bull-headed Shrike: male © HIH Princess Takamado
01 Dec 2020

The Bull-headed Shrike, a lovable carnivorous bird

Being a carnivorous songbird is unusual enough, but there's plenty more to discover about this social, competitive bird and the true reason behind its macabre method of storing prey. From "Through the Lens”, Fujingaho Magazine, December, 2020.
Vera Voronova out birding © Renat Eskazyuly
20 Nov 2020

From student representative to Kazakhstan conservation CEO

Vera Voronova started out as a student representative for ACBK (BirdLife in Kazakhstan). Six years later, she became CEO of the organisation. Vera tells us about the challenges she faces, her hopes for the future, and how the Conservation Leadership Programme helped her to get where she is today.
The Mama-Mama gather to monitor the forests of Mbeliling © Muhammad Meisa
15 Oct 2020

From rural housewives to Mother Guards of the forest

Meet the “Mama-Mama Penjaga Mbeliling” – a group of Indonesian women who believe their duty of care extends far beyond just their children. Taking the future of the forest under their wing, they are unafraid to challenge destructive practices.
Eugene Catholic Church © HIH Princess Takamado
01 Oct 2020

The Island of Anne of Green Gables

Explore the beautiful Canadian island that inspired the novel "Anne of Green Gables", where birds and history live side by side. From "Through the Lens”, Fujingaho Magazine, October, 2020.

Red List appeal: help us continue to identify which birds most need our help

 

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