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Morning glow in Sweden © HIH Princess Takamado

A Morning in Sweden

Tue, 09/06/2020
Birds in the owl family are popular not only among children but also adults: their ability to rotate their heads 180 degrees, as well as their resemblance to Russian nesting dolls, matryoshkas, seems to attract everybody. In fact we humans tend to feel a sense of affinity to owls, because they have forward-facing eyes like ours.
Green Pheasant © HIH Princess Takamado

The Green Pheasant, the National Bird of Japan

Sun, 01/03/2020
”Through the Lens”, Fujingaho Magazine, March, 2020
Long-tailed Tit © HIH Princess Takamado

The Special Way Long-tailed Tits Bring Up Their Chicks

Wed, 01/01/2020
”Through the Lens”, Fujingaho Magazine, January, 2020
Common Kestrel © HIH Princess Takamado

A Bird Preens Its Feathers

Fri, 01/11/2019
“Through the Lens”, Fujingaho Magazine, November, 2019
Rock Dove © HIH Princess Takamado

My Second Thought on Invasive Alien Species

Sun, 01/09/2019
'Through the Lens', Fujingaho Magazine, September, 2019

The BirdLife Forest Landscape Sustainability Accelerator

Wed, 14/08/2019

Sustaining tropical forests is a top global priority, not

White-rumped Vulture © Vickey Chauhan / Shutterstock

Local people protect Nepal lake by welcoming visitors into their homes

Tue, 06/08/2019
How are the Tharu community helping to protect their lake and the rare birds that live there? Why not visit them and find out! Thanks to an innovative homestay programme, wildlife lovers the world over are flocking to the area, helping wildlife and people as they do.
Rufous-headed Hornbill © Haribon Foundation

Critically Endangered hornbill becomes community flagship for forest conservation

Tue, 06/08/2019
In the Philippines, the Rufous-headed Hornbill has been driven to the brink of extinction by hunting and deforestation. But thanks to a new project, it is celebrated among local people, and has kicked off a movement to restore the area’s forests.
Knobbed Hornbill © Onrej Prosicky / Shutterstock

Using education to build a grassroots hornbill conservation movement

Tue, 06/08/2019
Not long ago, communities living around Indonesia's Poayato Paguat forests hunted hornbills for food and used their casques as talismans and decorations in their homes. Today, these communities are on the frontline in the fight to protect these magnificent birds.