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One to watch: the Guam Rail (local name: ko'ko') © Greg Neise

Is this Guam bird coming back from extinction in the wild?

Wed, 29/11/2017
It suffered deadly declines due to an environmental blunder by the military, then was rescued from the jaws of extinction by conservationists. This year it endured the threat of a missile strike, but what does the future hold for the Guam Rail?
Wayne "doc" Burke (center) with biology students from the University of West Indies on a field trip to the Woodbourne Shorebird Refuge © Andre Williams

Winner of the Pablo Canevari Award 2017: Wayne Burke of Barbados

Mon, 27/11/2017
Wayne is a Bajan shorebird conservationist and founder of the Barbados Shorebird Conservation Trust. He was selected from among several highly qualified candidates as this year's winner, thanks to his drive and dedication.
Although Critically Endangered, the Northern Bald Ibis could be in recovery © Vincent Legrand/Agami

Important new breeding sites of mythical ibis discovered

Fri, 24/11/2017
It has had a dramatic history and was almost lost to extinction. Now this Critically Endangered bird is bouncing back with a record breeding success in Morocco in 2017.

The Bird Bulletin: Europe & Central Asia

Fri, 24/11/2017
Today's news round-up from Europe & Central Asia features a major update on Bialowieza forest, a wild challenge to help hedgehogs and dinosaur loose in Brussels.
Vatuvara's terrain makes access difficult, let alone agriculture © Steve Cranwell

Exploring the untouched island of Vatuvara

Wed, 22/11/2017
This is the first time a full biological survey has ever been performed on this remote, almost untouched island in the South Pacific. The intriguing and fascinating results have redoubled the Vatuvara Foundation’s efforts to safeguard this lush wildlife haven.
A captive-reared White-rumped Vulture takes its first unrestricted flight © Jyotendra Thakuri

The big moment: Nepal releases its first ever captive-reared vultures

Mon, 20/11/2017
Watch as conservation history is made: six captive-reared Critically Endangered White-rumped Vultures venture out into the wild. This comes at a time when the world is finally waking up to the plight of vultures.
Tucán mirando a los observadores de aves

Guyra Paraguay, celebra 20 años de ciencia y conservación

Fri, 17/11/2017
Este lunes 20 de noviembre, con un gran concierto de la mano del Maestro Luis Szarán y la Philomúsica de Asunción, en el salón auditorio del Banco Central del Paraguay, el partner de BirdLife en Paraguay celebra 20 trabajando para y por la biodiversidad.
The Toco Toucan is one of numerous bird species benefiting from Guyra Paraguay's conservation © Shutterstock

Guyra Paraguay celebrates 20 years of science and conservation

Fri, 17/11/2017
This Monday November 20th, BirdLife’s Partner in Paraguay celebrates 20 years working for biodiversity with a great concert by Maestro Luis Szarán and the Asunción Philharmonic in the auditorium of the Central Bank of Paraguay.

The Bird Bulletin: Europe & Central Asia

Fri, 17/11/2017
Today’s news round-up from Europe & Central Asia takes us to Greece, Kazakhstan, Portugal and the European Parliament in Strasbourg.