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Shooting of Whimbrels sparks calls for regulation of shorebird hunting in the Caribbean

Thu, 15/09/2011
Two tracked Whimbrels have been shot by hunters on Guadeloupe, highlighting the danger for shorebirds in the Caribbean part of their flyway.

89,225 birds slaughtered…so far! - Sign the petition to stop it now!

Wed, 14/09/2011
BirdLife Cyprus has published online an estimate of the death toll from the illegal bird trapping taking place in Cyprus during the autumn migration.

Record flock of migrating Sociable Lapwings recorded in Kazakhstan

Thu, 01/09/2011
BirdLife International scientists monitoring migrating Sociable Lapwings in the heart of the Great Steppe have recently discovered the largest single flock seen in Kazakhstan since 1939.

Farmland birds in Europe fall to lowest levels

Thu, 25/08/2011
Farmland bird populations across Europe are at their lowest levels since records began, new figures reveal.

British birdwatchers rally to save their summer migrants

Fri, 19/08/2011
Millions of birds leave Africa each spring and head north to nest in the UK and other parts of Europe, only to return to Africa each autumn. However this multi-million-winged migration is under threat.

New book: "THE BREEDING BIRDS OF MALTA"

Thu, 18/08/2011
In August, BirdLife Malta has sent out a new book titled "Breeding Birds of malta". The aim of this publication is to review and update the status of the breeding birds of Malta, and to present a historical overview.

Climate Change: from talk to action

Mon, 08/08/2011
The Stop Climate Chaos Scotland coalition (SCCS), within which RSPB Scotland is a key player, is the largest and most powerful civil society coalition in Scotland. The coalition is composed with different civil society groups which work together under a common goal: to stop climate chaos. They call on civil society groups in other countries to work together to create momentum for urgent action on climate change, and have produced a short film about the role of SCCS in influencing the Scottish Climate Change Act.

Peter and Jane: A Short Film about Biofuels

Mon, 08/08/2011
More than 20 environmental organisations across Europe are calling on the EU to stop the environmental damage caused by EU biofuels targets with the help of Peter and Jane, characters in this specially-created animated short film.

"The missing" visitors in Cyprus are not tourists but birds !

Fri, 29/07/2011
BirdLife Cyprus has created this short film on the trapping situation in Cyprus