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Finnish team wins third 'Champions of the...

Mon, 11/04/2016
In all, 243 species were seen during the 24 hours of the race by all teams.

Using a ‘race’ to celebrate migration and prevent...

Tue, 15/03/2016
Read why BirdLife’s Champions of the Flyway is a unique birdwatching event with a purpose.

The migration of soaring birds of prey explained

Tue, 08/09/2015
Everything you need to know about bottlenecks and thermal air currents. Plus, how Georgia is tackling the killing of these species.

Cyprus is the big winner of international bird...

Tue, 31/03/2015
The main winners of the 2015 Champions of the Flyway race are the birds of Cyprus, with over $50,000 raised so far for BirdLife Cyprus.

Israel’s BirdLife Partner and Hanson cooperate to...

Fri, 12/09/2014
Invasive alien species are animals or plants that are introduced, deliberately or accidentally, into new environments. In Israel, some invasive plants are giving Hanson Israel (a subsidiary of the HeidelbergCement Group) a bad time. These problems were pointed out to Hanson by the Society for the Protection of Nature in Israel (SPNI, BirdLife Partner). Building on the initial success of their cooperation, these two organisations are now launching a new joint project to promote “IAS free quarries” in Israel.

Champions of the Flyway

Mon, 07/04/2014

After an exhilarating 24 hour bird race, the final r

Flyways race is raising vital funds for migrant...

Fri, 14/03/2014

Fourteen teams of adrenalin charged birders will step boldly into the Israeli night at

Reducing conflict between Israel's air force...

Tue, 30/11/2010
Autumn is one of the busiest times of the year for migrating bird with over 500 million birds crossing the country as they make their journey south from Europe and Asia seeking warming weather in Africa. BBC correspondent Jon Donnison spoke with Dr Yossi Leshem from Society for the Protection of Nature in Israel (SPNI / BirdLife Partner) to hear about their successful work reducing the conflicts between migratory birds and airplanes.