Thu, 05/08/2010 - 12:17
Henderson, one of the Pitcairn Islands, is home to Endangered Henderson Petrel and many of the world’s gadfly petrels. Together with its endemic plants, snails and invertebrates, not to mention its turtle population, it must surely be as important as Britain & Ireland in terms of global biodiversity. Yet conservation bodies are desperately trying to raise funds to eradicate the Polynesian Rats that could seriously affect much of the island’s unique wildlife, and potentially cause species extinctions...
Thu, 05/08/2010 - 09:54
The recently-recognised Bahama Oriole is one of the rarest birds in the Caribbean. It is now found only on the island of Andros where it faces a number of critical threats that suggest it is on the edge of extinction.
Thu, 05/08/2010 - 09:37
Was it a workshop cum birdwatching or birdwatching cum workshop? It happened last week at Agape Springs in Silang Cavite, a 10-hectare property crisscrossed by streams, owned by Dr. Gloria Caccam, a Haribon member.
Thu, 05/08/2010 - 08:54
BirdLife works hard to hold governments to account, ensuring they keep their promises. And when governments fail, or fall below international best practices, BirdLife is ready with the practical solutions and encouragement to get them back on track...
Wed, 04/08/2010 - 19:54
Cracids are the most endangered family of terrestrial birds in the Neotropics, with a third of species threatened with extinction according to IUCN criteria. Of these, three are Critically Endangered with the Trinidad Piping-guan believed to have the smallest population and range size of all extant cracids.
Wed, 04/08/2010 - 15:16
Brilliant footage of a brilliant bird. This has got to be worth saving, hasn't it?