Europe and Central Asia
17 Nov 2017

The Bird Bulletin: Europe & Central Asia

© SPEA
By Gui-Xi Young

The Bird Bulletin – bringing you beak-sized updates from across Europe & Central Asia and beyond!

 

ACTION STATIONS! Following the Greek government’s recent adoption of three Species Action Plans (SAPs), the future looks brighter for 3 charismatic bird species: the Egyptian vulture, the Lesser White-fronted Goose and the Lesser Kestrel. HOS (BirdLife Greece) tells us more…

Ducking and diving – Our Kazakh partner ACBK recount their first attempts to catch and tag the elusive White-headed duck with geolocators out on the lakes of the Tengiz-Korgalzhyn. Read more…

Full exposure – Our British and Kazakh partners, RSPB and ACBK, reflect back on a very successful joint showcase at ‘EXPO 2017 – Future Energy’ which recently took place in Astana, Kazakhstan. Read more…

On the road – Yesterday, the European Parliament told the European Commission to put some action into the EU Action Plan for nature, people and the economy, a roadmap for the better implementation of the EU’s benchmark nature laws. Read our press release…

INSECTEGEDON! Harriet Bradley, BirdLife’s new EU Agriculture and Bioenergy Policy Officer, tells leading EU media organ Euractiv all about the birds and the bees…and what this means for the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP). Read now…

SOS Shearwater – The Balearic shearwater is one of the most threatened seabirds in Europe. Watch how SPEA (BirdLife Portugal) is working with the LIFE MarPro project to protect this iconic bird from the threat of incidental bycatch in fishing gears. Watch now…

 

That’s all for today’s Bird Bulletin – tune in next week for more cheeps, chirps and chatter.

Bye bye birdies!

 

Gui-Xi Young - Editor & Campaigns Officer, BirdLife Europe & Central Asia

 

 


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