News Belarus

Fly with Greater spotted eagles!

Mon, 04/12/2017
Eight Greater spotted Eagles tagged in southern Belarus started their autumn migration in September. Now you can watch them online!

The Bird Bulletin - Vol. 7

Fri, 12/05/2017
This week's edition of 'The Bird Bulletin' featuring record-breaking Ruffs, love-struck White storks and a recipe for nature-friendly food and farming for Europe!
Ruffs are known for their impressive displays during spring © Dzmitry Yakubovich

Record-breaking 120,000 Ruffs counted in Belarus

Mon, 08/05/2017
Birdwatchers were delighted by the thousands of Ruffs that gathered at the end of April in Turau Meadow, Belarus.
Beautiful Kingfisher graffiti are decorating Valozhyn, Belarus © Y. Lisitsa

Why is this Belarusian town covered in...

Thu, 02/02/2017
A successful project by APB (BirdLife Belarus) aims to engage people to love nature by electing birds that will represent their districts.
Common Snipe breeds in Belarus © KOO

Belarus to restore over 1000 hectares of peatland

Mon, 05/12/2016
APB BirdLife Belarus is recovering invaluable habitat for raptors, owls and woodpeckers in Białowieża Forest National Park.

World's oldest tagged Terek Sandpiper...

Fri, 24/06/2016
The old bird was found in the Turau Meadow, the place where it was first ringed for tracking.

The Polish government wants to cut down this...

Tue, 03/05/2016
Authorities claim logging is needed to combat a beetle infestation in Białowieża. Can Europe's last primeval woods be saved?

Battling global warming with Belarussian bogs

Thu, 19/11/2015
Swamps are associated with more than just scary films. BirdLife in Belarus is working with the government to restore 51.000 ha of wetlands to combat climate change. Read how and why here.