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Thousands of birds at risk as wetland is threatened by overexploitation

Fri, 01/02/2019
Doñana National Park, in Spain, is a crucial stopover point for thousands of migrating birds. However, over-intensive irrigation is threatening these valuable wetlands.
Nanthar island hosts up to 12% of the Spoon-billed Sandpiper population © Butterfly Hunter/ Shutterstock

Mud, glorious mud! Spoonie’s winter wetland declared protected area

Thu, 31/01/2019
Nanthar Island, Myanmar is a crucial wintering site for the Spoon-billed Sandpiper (Critically Endangered). Thanks to the advocacy of BANCA (BirdLife in Myanmar) and local people, the site has now been designated a protected area.
Gediz Delta supports a third of Europe's Greater Flamingos © Ron Knight / Flickr

Victory: flamingo haven Gediz Delta saved from mega-bridge construction

Wed, 30/01/2019
Following a successful court case lead by Doğa (BirdLife in Turkey), the proposal to build a mega-bridge spanning the Izmir Bay has been permanently dropped. The project would have destroyed crucial breeding islands for the Greater Flamingo and irreparably changed the delicate ecosystem.

The tale of the albatross and the algorithm

Sun, 27/01/2019
This is a story about the albatross, one of the most iconic and endangered groups of birds, about industrial fishing in the remotest ocean regions that kills them, and an astonishing experiment in machine learning which may just help to save them.
Dr Bradnee Chambers, speaking at last year's Summit for the Flyways © IFHC

Conservation world mourns loss of environmentalist Dr Bradnee Chambers

Fri, 25/01/2019
The conservation world is mourning the passing of Dr Bradnee Chambers, Executive Secretary of the CMS. His leadership and vision have been instrumental in uniting the global conservation community to work together for the benefit of the world’s migratory birds and other species.

New “Birds of Mauritius” free smartphone app is now available!

Thu, 24/01/2019
The Mauritian Wildlife Foundation (BirdLife Partner) has released a birding app for their country's spectacular species. Including photographs, songs and maps, this field guide can also be used to record and upload sightings - and it's free!
Bramblings in Slovenia © Ruj Mihelic

Incredible flock of 5 million bramblings wows Slovenia

Thu, 24/01/2019
Slovenia is witnessing an incredible birding event this winter. One so rare, it only happens once or twice in a decade – a huge flock of five million bramblings.
© University of Cambridge Conservation Research Institute

How does YOUR conservation project contribute to Sustainable Development Goals?

Tue, 22/01/2019
A new tool, developed with the help of BirdLife, helps you find out which United Nations sustainable development targets your project might fulfil. It’s free, easy to use, and ready to go!
BPSSS are protecting the Turtle Dove protected from illegal killing in the Balkans © Godbolemandar

Serbia: Protecting birds in face of conflict

Sun, 20/01/2019
Bird Protection and Study Society of Serbia have received the prestigious Marjan-Marsh award, which recognises exceptional contribution to an area where conservation and conflict overlap. They are dedicated to preventing the illegal killing of migratory birds in the face of great challenges.