News Overview

List of Birds of Prey

Wed, 24/06/2009 - 15:35

A complete list of birds of prey within the Accipitridae family is shown below. The Accipitridae is one of the two major...

List of Falcon species

Wed, 24/06/2009 - 15:25

Below is shown a list of falcon species. Members of the falcon familiy are roughly divisible into three or four groups.

List of Owl Species

Wed, 24/06/2009 - 14:28

A List of Owl species from around the world. Living owls are divided into two families: the typical owls, Strigidae; and the barn-owls, Tytonidae.

List of Eagle Species

Wed, 24/06/2009 - 14:23

Eagles are large birds of prey which are members of the bird family Accipitridae and belong to several genera which are not necessarily closely related to each other. Most of the more than 60 species occur in Eurasia and Africa. Outside this area, just two species (the Bald and Golden Eagles) can be found in the United States and Canada, nine more in Central and South America, and three in Australia.

List of Penguin Species

Wed, 24/06/2009 - 14:16

Here’s a list of Penguin species. In total there are 18 species in the penguin family, of which 11 are Globally Threatened according to BirdLife on behalf of the IUCN Red List.

List of Albatross Species

Wed, 24/06/2009 - 13:59

Here's a list of Albatross species. In total there are 22 species of albatross, of which 17 are Globally Threatened according to BirdLife on behalf of the IUCN Red List.

Worldwide

The story of Cousin Island - Video

Thu, 09/04/2009 - 15:03

BirdLife's story of Cousin Island and the Seychelles Warbler. An interview with Nirmal Shah - CE of Nature Seychelles (BirdLife in the Seychelles).

Africa

The Crimson Wing - Video

Thu, 09/04/2009 - 15:01

The Crimson Wing - Mystery of the Flamingos takes viewers to the isolated shores of Lake Natron, in northern Tanzania, for a birds-eye view of the mysterious and perilous lives of Lesser Flamingos. The film was premiered in Paris this week, and reminds the world of the threats facing one the worlds greatest wildlife spectacles.

Africa

BirdLife's State of the Worlds Birds - Video

Thu, 09/04/2009 - 14:59

An interview with BirdLife's Head of Science - Alison Stattersfield.

Worldwide

BirdLife interview with Dr Alberto Yanosky - Video

Thu, 09/04/2009 - 14:58

BirdLife interview with Dr Alberto Yanosky - CEO of Guyra Paraguay - about his work in the Pantanal.

Americas Paraguay

Born to Travel - Video

Thu, 09/04/2009 - 14:56

Born to Travel Video. BirdLife's Flyways Campaign.

Middle East Migratory Birds and Flyways

BirdLife April Fool - Cuck-who? Amazing new call caught on video

Thu, 09/04/2009 - 14:54

BirdLife have reported a strange twist in the tale of Europes harbinger of spring the Common Cuckoo Cuculus canorus. In a dramatic discovery, returning cuckoos have been heard and filmed calling with a highly distinctive variation of the normal call. The new call is best described as Oooh-Kuck, Oooh-Kuck...!

Europe and Central Asia

Migratory Soaring Birds project - video

Thu, 09/04/2009 - 14:53

UNDP-GEF BirdLife Migratory Soaring Birds project. Music by British Sea Power.

Middle East

Impacts of Invasive Species - Tristan Albatross chicks being eaten alive by House Mice - Video

Thu, 09/04/2009 - 14:51

Critically Endangered Tristan Albatross, where chicks are being eaten alive by the invasive House Mice on Gough Island in the South Atlantic.

Africa

Bird migrations set to increase - Video

Thu, 09/04/2009 - 14:50

BBC interview with BirdLife scientists Dr Stuart Butchart.

Middle East

Saving the Sociable Lapwing - Video

Thu, 09/04/2009 - 14:47

BirdLife Preventing Extinctions Programme interview with Species Guardians of the Sociable Lapwing - Dr Rob Sheldon (RSPB, BirdLife in the UK), and Andreas Pittl (Swarovski Optik).

Middle East

The Conservation Leadership Programme - Video

Thu, 09/04/2009 - 14:45

The Conservation Leadership Programme (CLP) is a partnership between BirdLife International, Fauna & Flora International, Conservation International, the Wildlife Conservation Society and BP. Initiatives that the Conservation Leadership Programme supports include: research fellowships, scholarships, internships, and opportunities for network development - skills that are of utmost importance in helping develop future leaders within the conservation field.

The British Birdfair - Video

Thu, 09/04/2009 - 14:44

A BirdLife interview with organisers of the British Birdfair Tim Appleton and Martin Davies. They explain how by attending the fair and indulging your passion for wildlife, youll be helping to support BirdLife's Preventing Extinctions Programme.

Europe and Central Asia