Europe and Central Asia
18 May 2018

BirdLife wins big at Natura 2000 Awards 2018

Five BirdLife partners scooped up awards for project work to protect Europe’s precious natural heritage at the annual Natura 2000 Awards ceremony in Brussels last night.
Traditional saltworker, Bay of Cádiz © Salarte
18 May 2018

Spain's traditional saltpans: an unlikely bird haven

A surprising solution to the decline of migratory birds and sustainable rural development in Andalucía, Spain, is found in a link between culture and nature: food. All that’s needed is a sprinkle of passion (and salt).
14 May 2018

Kulan roam the steppes of central Kazakhstan once again

The latest update from ACBK/BirdLife Kazakhstan on its project to reintroduce a small herd of Turkmenian kulan to central Kazakhstan, long after the wild ass species disappeared from the region.
09 May 2018

Great White Pelican discovery in Turkey

A major stopover site of Europe’s Great White Pelicans has recently been discovered in Turkey. A count conducted by our Turkish partner Doğa Derneği showed that more than 15,000 pelicans stop off at the Karacabey Floodplain to roost and feed during their spring migration.
01 May 2018

Why Europe should invest in nature

As the European Union prepares to present its next budget, our Head of Conservation Iván Ramírez pens a satirical open letter about a very serious issue to President of the European Commission, Jean-Claude Juncker.
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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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

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