Asia
24 Apr 2019

Forest Governance in Southeast Asia and Pacific: Year Two Review Completed

From March 25-29, members of the Forest Governance project met in Malaysia to discuss the project status, identify challenges, and ensure successful delivery of the project. Here's what they discussed and decided.
17 Apr 2019

Protected status secured for Cambodia’s Stung Sen wetlands

Thanks to the work of BirdLife International Cambodia Programme, the rich and biologically diverse Stung Sen wetland has been designated as a Wetland of International Importance under the Ramsar Convention, protecting the habitat of important species such as the Lesser Adjutant.
The Rufous-headed Robin is one of the most narrowly-distributed birds in Asia © Summer Wong
04 Apr 2019

News flash: Rufous-headed Robin spotted for first time since 2016

This secretive Endangered songbird has been spotted for the first time in three years, in the cloud forests of Malaysia – a completely new habitat for this species. Could this be its formerly unknown wintering grounds?
The "baby shower"-style hatching ceremony drew media attention © Aranyak
25 Mar 2019

The Adjutant Army: an all-female campaign for an Endangered stork

A gangly, bald, leathery bird with a penchant for eating garbage, the Greater Adjutant’s unconventional appearance has brought it to the edge of extinction. But in India, an all-female group of conservationists is fighting to clear its name.
The Giant Ibis measures more than a metre tall © Jonathan Eames
14 Mar 2019

Birdfair 2019 project announced: Conserving Cambodia’s ‘Big Five’

On the same day it was revealed that the total amount raised by the British Birdwatching Fair for conservation has passed the £5 million mark, the event dubbed the ‘Glastonbury of Birding’ revealed this year’s project: protecting Western Siem Pang, a haven for five Critically Endangered bird species
© Pavel Tomkovich

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

25 Feb 2019

Flight for Survival - Spring Migration 2019

This spring, BirdLife is telling the spectacular migratory stories of seven iconic birds – exposing the illegal threats they face along the African-Eurasian flyway.
Long-tailed Duck, male © HIH Princess Takamado
18 Feb 2019

Watching Sea Birds in Winter

“Through the Lens”, Fujingahou Magazine, February, 2019
Nanthar island hosts up to 12% of the Spoon-billed Sandpiper population © Butterfly Hunter/ Shutterstock
31 Jan 2019

Mud, glorious mud! Spoonie’s winter wetland declared protected area

Nanthar Island, Myanmar is a crucial wintering site for the Spoon-billed Sandpiper (Critically Endangered). Thanks to the advocacy of BANCA (BirdLife in Myanmar) and local people, the site has now been designated a protected area.
18 Dec 2018

Satellite tracking app empowers communities to protect their own forest

This year we’re launching an innovative new programme using satellite technology and a mobile phone app to help locals monitor their forests. The Asia-Pacific Forest Governance Project, led by BirdLife and funded by the European Union, aims to involve the community in conservation and policy-making
A Helmeted Hornbill guards its nest, hidden in the tree. © Thipwan / Shutterstock
18 Dec 2018

Saving the Helmeted Hornbill

The Helmeted Hornbill is under threat from a resurgence in demand for carvings made from its solid red casque. The trade is so intense that the bird is now Critically Endangered. Can it be saved?
Common Quail © Watter AlBahry

Every year, more than 25 million birds are illegally killed on their migration journey. Help us to end this devastation.

Common Quail © Watter AlBahry

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