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Houbara Bustard threat in South Africa

Thu, 29/04/2010
BirdLife South Africa (BirdLife Partner) joined forces with other organizations to react with dismay to the receipt of information suggesting that there is interest in the hunting of Houbara Bustard by means of falcons in South Africa. According to information received, there is intention by falconers to establish a Houbara Bustard breeding facility in the Northern Cape Province of South Africa and to release and hunt these bustards with large exotic falcons.

Good for Nature, Good for People

Tue, 05/01/2010
Good for Nature, Good for People brings together the key lessons learnt from BirdLife International's Improving Livelihoods Projects in Africa.

The story of Cousin Island - Video

Thu, 09/04/2009
BirdLife's story of Cousin Island and the Seychelles Warbler. An interview with Nirmal Shah - CE of Nature Seychelles (BirdLife in the Seychelles).

The Crimson Wing - Video

Thu, 09/04/2009
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.

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

Thu, 09/04/2009
Critically Endangered Tristan Albatross, where chicks are being eaten alive by the invasive House Mice on Gough Island in the South Atlantic.

Birds guide the way for people and wildlife in South Africa - Video

Thu, 09/04/2009
BirdLife interview with Michael Kumako (Bird Guide) and Brenden Pienaar - Project Manager of the Kruger to Canyons Birding Route.