Europe and Central Asia
The Black-legged Kittiwake is a symptom of a greater problem for all Atlantic birds © Colum Clarke
14 Dec 2017

Cliffs lying barren: why we can't afford to ignore the Kittiwake crash

“Out of sight, out of mind” - the alarming decline of the Black-legged Kittiwake provides a painful lesson that The High Seas – open ocean outside national jurisdiction – need urgent protection. But hope is at hand with the proposal of a new Marine Protected Area.
12 Dec 2017

Lead poisoning: the long goodbye

1 million birds are fatally poisoned in Europe each year by ingesting lead shot from expended cartridges. Support the EU's proposal for an EU-wide ban of lead ammunition in European wetlands.
04 Dec 2017

Fly with Greater spotted eagles!

Eight Greater spotted Eagles tagged in southern Belarus started their autumn migration in September. Now you can watch them online!
24 Nov 2017

The Bird Bulletin: Europe & Central Asia

Today's news round-up from Europe & Central Asia features a major update on Bialowieza forest, a wild challenge to help hedgehogs and dinosaur loose in Brussels.
17 Nov 2017

The Bird Bulletin: Europe & Central Asia

Today’s news round-up from Europe & Central Asia takes us to Greece, Kazakhstan, Portugal and the European Parliament in Strasbourg.
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.

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