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New stronghold for Japanese Murrelet found

Mon, 23/01/2012 - 10:21

A recent study led by the Wild Bird Society of Japan (BirdLife Partner) has found that the Izu Islands, on the Pacific side of Japan, hold the second largest concentration of the threatened Japanese Murrelet Sy...

Asia

Searching for Pacific Petrels

Fri, 20/01/2012 - 01:52

Until recently, Beck’s PetrelPseudobulweria becki was only known from two specimens: a female taken at sea east of New Ireland, Papua New Guinea in 1928, and a male taken in the Solomon Islands in 1929. After a long gap of nearly 80 yea...

Pacific

PAOC 13 - Call for Abstracts

Thu, 19/01/2012 - 11:00

The PAOC Committee invites all participants to submit abstracts for the PAOC 13. Abstracts need to be submitted (English/French) by 1 March 2012. The form for submitting abstracts can be viewed here. View the new PAOC website. We ask th...

Africa

Targeting hunters to save Spoon-billed Sandpiper

Tue, 17/01/2012 - 09:28

It is estimated that at least 220 Spoon-billed Sandpipers, about half the global population, winter in Myanmar’s Gulf of Martaban. “Although not specifically targeted, Spoon-billed Sandpiper is regu...

Asia

New Zealand oil clean up needs to focus on wildlife

Mon, 16/01/2012 - 21:41

No effort should be spared to clean up the oil and debris from the Rena as the toll on wildlife continues to rise, Forest & Bird (BirdLife in New Zealand) said last Tuesday. An estimated...

Pacific New Zealand Marine

Las primeras imágenes captadas de un pichón dan esperanza a un ave marina amenazada del Caribe

Fri, 13/01/2012 - 11:08

Una nueva localidad de anidación para el diablotín Pterodroma hasitata ha sido descubierta en Haití ...

Americas

First ever chick photos give hope for threatened Caribbean seabird

Fri, 13/01/2012 - 05:54

A new nesting location for Black-capped Petrel Pterodroma hasitata has been discovered in Haiti by the efforts of a joint Dominican – Haitian field team. Black-c...

Americas

A voyage for Caribbean Seabirds

Wed, 11/01/2012 - 11:20

Documenting new seabird-colony Important Bird Areas, finding previously undocumented colonies and colonies thought to be extirpated: these are just some of the exciting discoveries reported within Environmental Protection in the Car...

Americas

Biodiversity survey of Tokelau

Wed, 11/01/2012 - 01:12

Sun hats, sunscreen and long sleeved shirts were a necessity in a biodiversity survey recently conducted by Mere Valu – Conservation Officer from the BirdLife Fiji Programme - alongside a team of scientists from the Pacific region in ...

Pacific

BirdLife Africa Secretariat staff extend helping hands to needy children

Tue, 10/01/2012 - 09:57

As part of efforts to make a positive impact and contribution to needy and less fortunate members within the society, the Charity and Welfare Commit...

Appeal launched for Patagonian grebe

Fri, 06/01/2012 - 05:07

Recent surveys on its coastal Patagonian wintering grounds indicate that the Endangered Hooded Grebe Podiceps gallardoi has declined by 40% in the last seven years and this, along with alarming new threats detected on its ...

Worldwide

An amazing conservation success story in Seychelles

Thu, 05/01/2012 - 08:35

In the 1960s, Seychelles Warbler Acrocephalus sechellensis became one of the world's rarest birds when the population slumped to just 26 individuals, all on tiny Cousin island in the Seychelle...

Africa