Wed, 31/03/2010 - 08:40
This year's World Migratory Bird Day theme has been announced as: 'Save migratory birds in crisis - every species counts!' This years awareness-raising campaign will take place from 8-9 May 2010, and aims to inspire people to take action for the conservation of migratory birds.
Tue, 30/03/2010 - 13:38
Fifteen to thirty thousand shorebirds are shot each year in a handful of managed shooting swamps on Barbados on their southbound migration. However, the tradition of hunting migratory shorebirds is changing. The old culture of 'kill as many as you can' is being replaced by a conservation ethic among hunters.
Tue, 30/03/2010 - 12:44
Birds Korea has completed and published a preliminary report on the anticipated impacts of the Four Rivers Project on waterbirds. At present...
Wed, 24/02/2010 - 13:46
In this International Year of Biodiversity, MME (BirdLife in Hungary) has decided to celebrate the the three common species of swallow and martins: Barn Swallow Hirundo rustica, Northern House-martin Delichon urbicumand Sand Martin Riparia riparia.
Europe and Central Asia
Wed, 24/02/2010 - 13:43
As with every Presidency of the EU, BirdLife International has also launched its publication Greening Europe, highlighting BirdLife's EU policy priorities for the upcoming six months and providing Spain with 'five keys to a successful Presidency'.
Europe and Central Asia
Tue, 23/02/2010 - 13:11
Endangered Long-whiskered Owlet has been filmed and photographed at a new site in Neotropical Primate Conservation’s main research area, La Esperanza, Peru. First found in 1976, the species had not been seen since 2007.
Mon, 01/02/2010 - 15:40
Hi everybody, my name is Martin and I have been with DOF (BirdLife in Denmark) for almost seven years, where I am responsible for communication and fundraising and all sorts of other stuff thrown in between for good measure...
Mon, 01/02/2010 - 15:37
Everybody knows that 2010 is the International Year of Biodiversity. Probably less people know (at least in Europe!) that, according to the...
Wed, 27/01/2010 - 13:20
In two separate cases, ExxonMobil and PacificCorp, recently pleaded guilty to killing eagles and other migratory birds, and will pay fines that will be used to support conservation.
Wed, 27/01/2010 - 13:18
All the latest from the BirdLife Indochina programme is now available in the 32th edition of The Babbler
Wed, 27/01/2010 - 13:15
As part of its ongoing effort to protect important bird habitat in Kern County, Audubon California (BirdLife Partner in the US) has purchased 120 hectares of land along the Kelso Creek.
Wed, 27/01/2010 - 13:14
Common Crane has been chosen as the Bird of the Year, following the result of a poll conducted by ASPB (BirdLife in Armenia) and LOLO, a famous children journal. Common Crane is a very rare bird in Armenia, breeding only in the southern and south-western provinces and its population is in a critical condition.