Europe and Central Asia
Eurasian Skylark by Bob Brewer
16 Sep 2021

French President Macron wants to allow trapping of 110,000+ wild birds

Terrible news for wild birds in France: President Emmanuel Macron has just re-authorised horrific bird trapping practices which only have their place in history books. BirdLife’s French Partner, LPO, reports.
PONT and CEPF Med RIT team meeting in Tirana - © Olivier Langrand, CEPF
15 Sep 2021

PONT-CEPF partnership for conservation effectiveness

What started as a joint call for proposals for small grants for the Wider Prespa Area has evolved over the past three years into a co-financing, knowledge-sharing and learning partnership between the Prespa Ohrid Nature Trust (PONT) and the Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund (CEPF).
13 Sep 2021

Vision vs action: the 2030 challenge for a liveable planet

“Vision without action is merely a dream. Action without vision just passes the time. Vision with action can change the world.” Joel Arthur Barker, American futurist
06 Sep 2021

Seabird of the month: Arctic Loon/Black-throated Diver (Gavia arctica)

The Arctic Loon is frequently bycaught in the Baltic Sea, but also occasionally in the Mediterranean Sea. Our Partners are working on projects to tackle seabird and multi-taxa bycatch.
Red Knot (Calidris canutus) take flight in Texel, the Netherlands
27 Aug 2021

Opinion: the EU has the duty to lead the movement to protect nature

We are at a critical juncture in our history and that of our planet: the joint climate and biodiversity crises now threaten the survival of humanity.
White Tailed Eagle © Jaroslav Pap courtesy of Bird Protection and Study Society of Serbia

Shot and left for dead: help us put an end to this persecution.

Who we are

Who we are

BirdLife Europe is a Partnership of 48 national conservation organisations and one of six regional secretariats that compose BirdLife International. Read more about BirdLife Europe

What we do

What we do

BirdLife Europe’s unique local to global approach enables it to deliver high impact and long-term conservation for the benefit of nature and people. Read more about our Programmes in Europe and Central Asia

Where we work

Where we work

We are active in 47 countries. We have over 4.100 staff members working on nature conservation. We have more than 2 million members. Read more about our regional network.