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Atlantic Puffin: floating on the sea © HIH Princess Takamado

Lovely Birds I Encountered in Ireland

Wed, 01/08/2018
“Through the Lens”, Fujingahou Magazine, July, 2018
The Grey-headed Albatross is Endangered and declining by 5% a year on South Georgia © Stephanie Winnard

Nobody knows where juvenile Grey-headed...

Thu, 12/07/2018
Way too many youngsters were going missing after fledging. With no knowledge of where they fly to, it was much harder to halt their decline. Now, nine satellite-tagged juveniles have successfully left the nest. We can watch their journey – and so can you.
Oriental Cuckoo © HIH Princess Takamado

Parasitic Birds and Parasitized Host Birds

Fri, 01/06/2018
“Through the Lens”, Fujingahou Magazine, June, 2018
The Asian Crested Ibis recovered from a population of just 12 birds © Wang LiQiang / Shutterstock

The Comeback Kids: five birds brought back from...

Mon, 21/05/2018
Conservation is working: 25 bird species have been saved from the Critically Endangered category this century alone. Read five of the most inspiring stories of birds that have recovered thanks to the dedication of conservationists and communities.
Japanese White-eye © HIH Princess Takamado

“Through the Lens”, Fujingahou Magazine, April,...

Sun, 01/04/2018
“Through the Lens”, Fujingahou Magazine, April, 2018
Brambling © HIH Princess Takamado

Camouflage in “Daidai” Color

Thu, 01/02/2018
“Through the Lens”, Fujingahou Magazine, February, 2018
Cackling Goose © HIH Princess Takamado

Cackling Goose

Fri, 01/12/2017
'Through the Lens', Fujingaho Magazine, December 2017
Once super-abundant, the Yellow-breasted Bunting is now listed as Critically Endangered  © Sergey Yeliseev

Is the Yellow-breasted Bunting the next Passenger...

Tue, 17/10/2017
Wide-scale, unchecked hunting has, in the space of just three decades, driven frightening declines in two widespread bunting species, on both sides of the Eurasian landmass. Armed with our scientific findings, the BirdLife Partnership is now working to help buntings recover.
Mute Swan © HIH Princess Takamado

Dancing Birds

Sun, 01/10/2017
“Through the Lens”, Fujingahou Magazine, October 2017
Eurasian Bittern (male) © HIH Princess Takamado

‘Good or Bad’: Reed Bed

Tue, 01/08/2017
“Through the Lens”, Fujingahou Magazine, August 2017
Oriental Cuckoo & Brown-eared Bulbul © HIH Princess Takamado

Threats and Attacks of Birds

Thu, 01/06/2017
“Through the Lens”, Fujingahou Magazine, June 2017
Barnacle Goose © HIH Princess Takamado

Rearing Chicks in Northern Europe

Sat, 01/04/2017
“Through the Lens”, Fujingahou Magazine, April 2017
Black-tailed Gull © Noriko Hisamatsu

Japan is home to one third of all seabirds - so...

Tue, 07/02/2017
For the first time, Japan's most vital breeding, nesting and feeding seabird sites have been identified - the first step towards awarding them protected status.
Barnacle Goose © HIH Princess Takamado

Early Morning Light

Wed, 01/02/2017
“Through the Lens”, Fujingaho Magazine, February2017
Japanese Murrelet © feathercollector/Shutterstock

Threatened seabird successfully breeds using...

Mon, 23/01/2017
After six years of trial and error, BirdLife's Japanese Partner has constructed an artificial nesting site that's to the liking of the threatened Japanese Murrelet.
Great Tit © HIH Princess Takamado

Unknown Biology of Birds

Thu, 01/12/2016
“Through the Lens”, Fujingaho Magazine, December 2016
Crested Kingfisher © HIH Princess Takamado

The Crest of Bird

Sat, 01/10/2016
“Through the Lens”, Fujingaho Magazine, October 2016