Asia
Great Indian Bustard © Nayan Khanolkar
02 Jun 2020

Great Indian Bustard gets new level of protection

For the world’s heaviest flying bird, the modern landscape poses many threats and dangers. Fortunately, early this year, major landmarks decided at the Convention on Migratory Species secured greater protection for the species, both on land and in the air.
Belum-Temengor in Malaysia, one of the project sites © Malaysian Nature Society
21 May 2020

Annual forest governance review goes ahead virtually

In May, members of the Asia-Pacific Forest Governance project met to report on achievements of the past year and discuss the future of forest governance in Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines and Papua New Guinea: here are our key takeaways.
50% of the world's Spoon-Billed Sandpipers (Critically Endangered) overwinter here © Yann Muzika
03 Apr 2020

Myanmar shorebirds get four-fold expansion in protected wetland

One of Asia’s most important shorebird sanctuaries has just quadrupled in size thanks to years of advocacy from our Myanmar Partner. Here's how they connected insight with action to help birds on the brink and the people who live alongside them.
Green Pheasant © HIH Princess Takamado
01 Mar 2020

The Green Pheasant, the National Bird of Japan

”Through the Lens”, Fujingaho Magazine, March, 2020
Birdwatchers' sightings were found to be an accurate way to measure bird populations © Nicolas Mirguet / Flickr
19 Feb 2020

15,000 birdwatchers contribute to first major report on India’s birds

The first ever full report on the state of India’s birds was released this week, made using data collected from over 15,000 birdwatchers across the country. Increases in Indian Peafowl and declines in raptors are among the major findings.
© Pavel Tomkovich

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

A global map of animal migrations
13 Feb 2020

How we’re connecting the dots at the Convention on Migratory Species

This month, BirdLife is attending a major global conference uniting governments, NGOs and scientists to advance the protection of migratory species. Find out how this powerful collaboration works, and BirdLife’s aims this year.
Long-tailed Tit © HIH Princess Takamado
01 Jan 2020

The Special Way Long-tailed Tits Bring Up Their Chicks

”Through the Lens”, Fujingaho Magazine, January, 2020
Autumn is both rice harvesting season and migration season for Yellow-breasted Bunting © oLDcaR
18 Dec 2019

Bringing the ‘rice bird’ back to Hong Kong

The Yellow-breasted Bunting used to flock in its thousands across Asia’s paddy fields. Now, due to hunting and changes in farming practices, it is Critically Endangered. A new project is bringing rice paddies back to Hong Kong, along with the birds that depend on them.
© zilkovec / Shutterstock
18 Dec 2019

Making Japan’s expanding renewable energy sector bird-safe

Like many countries, Japan is making great strides in renewable energy – but at what cost? BirdLife supports sustainable energy sources – but it’s important to locate structures like wind farms out of harm’s way. Read how our Japanese Partner is using science and advocacy to change national decisions.
Indian Skimmers © Dhairya Jhaveri
17 Dec 2019

Meet the river guardians watching over Indian Skimmers’ besieged nests

In India, an innovative community conservation experiment is helping to safeguard the globally threatened Indian Skimmer’s nesting colonies from free-ranging dogs and trampling cattle.

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

 

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