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#SaveSalina – Bird paradise in peril

Fri, 28/09/2018
Sign the petition to #SaveSalina today! Developers’ bulldozers are threatening to destroy one of Europe’s most important migratory bird resting and breeding sites – the salt pans of Ulcinj Salina on Montenegro’s southern coast.

Autumn is here!

Thu, 27/09/2018
In the editorial of our latest monthly newsletter, BirdLife Europe & Central Asia calls on nature lovers from the Atlantic to the Adriatic to protect the migratory bird paradise of Ulcinj Salina, Montenegro.

In search of the Giant Noctule – Europe’s biggest bat

Tue, 25/09/2018
This summer, experts from APB-Birdlife Belarus set out on their fourth annual fact-finding expedition to the remote marshes of Paliessie in search of a rare bat species, the Giant Noctule.

LIFE EuroSAP brings hope for 16 threatened species

Tue, 25/09/2018
With the conclusion of one of BirdLife’s most ambitious projects to date, ‘LIFE EuroSAP: Coordinated Efforts for International Species Recovery’, we reflect back on a mammoth three-year collaboration to change the fate of 16 threatened bird species.

A sky of wonders – The 9th Sagres Festival of Birdwatching

Thu, 20/09/2018
From 4-7 October, birds and birders alike will flock to Sagres in southern Portugal for its internationally renowned Festival of Birdwatching & Nature Activities. This year, the Bonelli’s Eagle promises to be the star of the show.
Tern terraces on Coquet Island © Paul Morrison

Road to recovery for the Roseate Tern

Tue, 11/09/2018
Neighbouring BirdLife partners, RSPB (UK) and BirdWatch Ireland, have joined forces to put Europe’s rarest breeding seabird, the roseate tern, on the road to recovery.

Algarve fires menace Bonelli’s Eagle

Fri, 07/09/2018
After the recent fires across the Algarve, BirdLife’s Portuguese partner, SPEA, sounds the alarm for the region’s important Bonelli’s Eagle population.

SEO/BirdLife calls on all to show they truly believe in Doñana’s uniqueness

Fri, 24/08/2018
The spring rainfall, generously flooding a large part of Doñana, has made it a hotbed of fauna and flora this year, pride of place going to the hundreds of bird species that live there.

A race against crime: 5 years of Champions of the Flyway

Mon, 13/08/2018
Over the last five years, Champions of the Flyway has raised nearly $350,000 to help BirdLife partners tackle the illegal killing of birds in the Mediterranean. We look back on five years of inspirational partnership.